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Introduction: Aging People with Aging Hearts

  • J. Willis Hurst
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 31)

Abstract

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce the reader to the remainder of the book, which deals with heart disease in the elderly. This introduction will emphasize the changing attitude about elderly people, aging organs, and cardiovascular disease in context.

Keywords

Nursing Home Aortic Stenosis Mitral Valve Disease Megaloblastic Anemia Sick Sinus Syndrome 
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