Letter to the Editor| Volume 23, ISSUE 11, P828, November 2017

A Patient's Plea: Please … Stop Calling It Heart Failure!

      In 2015, I became so ill and short of breath that I needed to go to the emergency room. There I was told for the first time that my heart was not pumping normally. I was enrolled in the congestive heart failure (CHF) clinic. My immediate reaction was, “Heart failure … how long do I have?”
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