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Raising awareness of the issues surrounding heart failure

VOL: 101, ISSUE: 07, PAGE NO: 28Anne Lovell, RGN, is British Heart Foundation heart failure specialist nurse, at South Cambridgeshire PCT and Addenbrooke's NHS Trust, CambridgeHeart failure is the general term used to describe the syndrome where the heart is unable to provide an adequate supply of blood to the patient's tissues to meet their metabolic demands.

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