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  • Brian E. Jaski
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 228)

Abstract

Clinical medicine engages heart failure at the level of the individual. This chapter considers the presentations of heart failure and clinical tools that enable patient evaluation. Greater attention to clinical presentations and tools can be found in Chapter 9, Diagnosis.

Keywords

Heart Failure Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Decompensated Heart Failure Worsen Heart Failure Left Heart Failure 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian E. Jaski
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  1. 1.Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant ProgramsSharp Memorial HospitalSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.San Diego School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaUSA

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