Current and projected burden of heart failure in the Australian adult population: A substantive but still ill-defined major health issue
Chan, Yih-Kai, Tuttle, Camilla, Ball, Jocasta C., Teng, Tiew-Hwa Katherine, Ahamed, Yasmin, Carrington, Melinda Jane and Stewart, Simon. (2016) Current and projected burden of heart failure in the Australian adult population: A substantive but still ill-defined major health issue. BMC Health Services Research. 16(501), pp. 1 - 10. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1748-0
|Authors||Chan, Yih-Kai, Tuttle, Camilla, Ball, Jocasta C., Teng, Tiew-Hwa Katherine, Ahamed, Yasmin, Carrington, Melinda Jane and Stewart, Simon|
Background: Comprehensive epidemiological data to describe the burden of heart failure (HF) in Australia remain lacking despite its importance as a major health issue. Herewith, we estimate the current and future burden of HF in Australia using best available data.
|Keywords||Heart failure; Prevalence; Incidence; Economic burden|
|Journal||BMC Health Services Research|
|Journal citation||16 (501), pp. 1 - 10|
|Publisher||Biomed Central Ltd|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1748-0|
|Open access||Open access|
|Page range||1 - 10|
|Research Group||Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research|
© 2016 The Author(s). Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.
|Place of publication||United Kingdom|
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