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Cardiovascular disease 

Cardiovascular disease
Cardiovascular disease

Stephanie Houlder

, Tom Fahey

, Khalid Ali

, and Chakravarthi Rajkumar

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date: 07 August 2020

Chapter 5 reviews common cardiovascular problems affecting elderly patients presenting to primary care including syncope, hypertension, heart failure, atrial fibrillation and ischaemic heart disease (IHD).This will be followed by an in-depth discussion of disease management and problems pertinent to the treatment of elderly patients.

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