James Price, Consultant in Community Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine, Division of Clinical Geratology
, Nuffield Department of Medicine, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, and
Consecutive patients referred by their general practitioner to the Department of Clinical Geratology
at the Radcliffe Infirmary NHS Trust, Oxford, with a diagnosis of symptomatic CHF and who were aged 60 years or more, were asked to participate in the study.
Authors' address Department of Clinical Geratology
, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE