Heart Failure and the Future of Palliative Medicine

Liao, Solomon; Arnold, Robert M.
February 2007
Journal of Palliative Medicine;Feb2007, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p184
Academic Journal
The article discusses the role of heart failure in palliative care. According to the article, majority of deaths in the US are attributable to heart failure, the prevalence of which has been growing. Though it is equally fatal as many of the cancers and also imposes many symptoms, heart failure patients do not avail palliative care. The author believes that palliative care must be integrated into medical care of all end-stage organ diseases.


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