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Heart Failure in Older Adults – A Focus on Multimorbidity


Michael A. Chen, MD, PHD

Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiology

Harborview Medical Center

University of Washington

School of Medicine
University of Washington


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Discuss how the etiology of heart failure varies by age.
  • Identify the impact of multimorbidity on the diagnosis of heart failure in older adults.
  • Identify the impact of multimorbidity on the management of heart failure in older adults.

[From the Winter 2017 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]

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