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Cardiovascular disease 

Cardiovascular disease
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Cardiovascular disease
Author(s):

Stephanie Houlder

, Tom Fahey

, Khalid Ali

, and Chakravarthi Rajkumar

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199546589.003.0005
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date: 22 September 2019

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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