Heart Failure

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCardiovascular Disease and Health in the Older Patient
Subtitle of host publicationExpanded from 'Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine'
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Pages172-201
Number of pages30
ISBN (Print)9780470973721
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 7 2012

Keywords

  • Age-associated changes in organs, the elderly developing HF
  • CVD prevalence at an older age, predisposing elderly to HF
  • Exertional dyspnoea/orthopnea/impaired exercise tolerance in HF
  • HF and chronic disability in older adults, functional limitations
  • HF common aetiologies in older adults
  • HF comorbidity in delirium, among hospitalized older adults
  • HF proper management, and LV dysfunction pathophysiology
  • Heart failure (HF), atypical symptoms/signs in older adults
  • Patients with HFPEF and CRT, pacemakers in advanced HF
  • Principal effects of normal ageing on cardiovascular function

Cite this

Rich, M. W. (2012). Heart Failure. In Cardiovascular Disease and Health in the Older Patient: Expanded from 'Pathy's Principles and Practice of Geriatric Medicine' (pp. 172-201). John Wiley and Sons. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118451786.ch8