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Cardiac impairment or heart failure?: Time for total political correctness?

BMJ 2005; 331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.331.7516.577-d (Published 08 September 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;331:577
  1. Simon Carley, locum consultant in emergency medicine,
  2. Bernard A Foëx, consultant in emergency medicine and critical care (bernard.foex@cmmc.nhs.uk)
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester M13 9WL
  2. Department of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester M13 9WL

    EDITOR—Lehman et al point out that the term “cardiac failure” is less than helpful. It …

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