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While elevated levels of NT-proBNP are known to be associated with a higher risk of typical MIs, less is known about the relationship between NT-proBNP and very small non ST-elevation MIs, also known as microsize MIs.  We evaluated the association of baseline NT-proBNP with risk of incident microsize MIs, typical MIs and acute fatal CHD using a...

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Visual impairment is common in adults and its prevalence increases with advancing age. Visual impairment among older adults is associated with functional decline, physical disability, poor overall health and social limitations. Despite the fact that older adults with heart failure are often required to read medication and food labels, use a...

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The goal of this qualitative study was to understand the perspectives that adults with heart failure have about numerical concepts and instructions integral to HF self-care.  We conducted one-on-one, semi-structured interviews with 30 patients with heart failure from December 2016 to March 2017 at Weill Cornell Internal Medicine Associates (...