Palliative care in severe heart failureBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6930.717a (Published 12 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:717
- M Cushen
- Edgware, Middlesex HA8 9TD.
EDITOR, - I wish to draw attention to Henry J Dargie and J J V McMurray's comments about the malignant nature of severe heart failure,1 and the need for discussion about quality rather than quantity of life in this condition. Palliative medicine is the “study and management of patients …