Fast Five Quiz: Can You Confront Heart Failure?

Wai Hong Wilson Tang, MD


March 30, 2015

Heart failure occurs when the heart fails to pump blood at the necessary rate. It may be caused by myocardial failure but also may occur in the presence of near-normal cardiac function under conditions of high demand. According to the American Heart Association, heart failure affects nearly 5.7 million Americans of all ages and accounts for 34% of all cardiovascular-related deaths. Do you know what to watch for and how best to approach heart failure? Test your knowledge with this short quiz.


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