Fast Five Quiz: Can You Confront Heart Failure?

Wai Hong Wilson Tang, MD; Yasmine S. Ali, MD


October 06, 2020

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 global estimates, heart failure affects more than 26 million people, and prevalence is expected to increase as the aging population lives longer.

Do you know what to watch for and how best to approach heart failure? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.


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