Heart Failure Patients Who Struggle With Daily Tasks at Greatest Risk

February 25, 2015 9:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart failure patients who struggle to perform daily tasks are at increased risk for hospitalization and death, a new study shows.

The study included more than 1,100 people with heart failure, average age 75, who were classified as having either minimal, moderate or severe difficulty with activities such as getting dressed, cleaning the house, climbing stairs, taking medications and using the bathroom.

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