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Correspondence: J. Willis Hurst, M.D. I462 Clifton Road, N.E. Suite 301 Atlanta, CA 30322, USA



  • Science & Technology
  • Life Sciences & Biomedicine
  • Cardiac & Cardiovascular Systems
  • Cardiovascular System & Cardiology
  • classification of heart and vascular disease
  • New York Heart Association
  • problem-oriented record

The use of the New York Heart Association's classification of cardiovascular disease as part of the patient's complete problem list


Journal Title:

Clinical Cardiology


Volume 22, Number 6


, Pages 385-390

Type of Work:

Article | Final Publisher PDF


This paper extols the value of combining two systems in order to improve learning, teaching, communication; patient care, and clinical research in patients with heart disease. This is accomplished by using Weed's recommendation regarding the creation of a complete Problem List and, within this context, characterizing the cardiac or vascular problem according to the recommendations of the New York Heart Association.

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© 1999 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

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