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A study by Dr Nathalie Conrad and Prof Kazaem Rahimi at the George Institute (Nuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health) finds that women and older people are most likely to be exposed to shortcomings in heart failure care.

A study by Dr Nathalie Conrad and Prof Kazem Rahimi at the George Institute (Nuffield Department of Women's and Reproductive Health) finds that women and older people are most likely to be exposed to shortcomings in heart failure care.  Some 93,000 UK adults with heart failure took part and the research has revealed critical care shortcomings in diagnostic tests, drug prescriptions, and follow-up patterns, with women and those over 75 years of age disproportionately affected. © Shutterstock

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