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‘The age of no retirement’: implications for the health of the nation

October 2015 Br J Cardiol 2015;22:130–1 doi:10.5837/bjc.2015.032 Online First

‘The age of no retirement’: implications for the health of the nation

Jonathan Collie

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Dr Jonathan Collie (Co-Founder, The Age of No Retirement) The fact that people are living healthier for longer is good news, right? Well, you’d think it would be. But, the concept of retirement has not evolved to match the needs and demands of the modern retiree. And, more importantly, pension values in real terms are a small fraction of what they once were. More and more of us are still working at an age when previous generations were out to grass and on the golf course. When retirement was invented, people didn’t survive much beyond retirement age, so it was understandable that most wanted to spend what little healthy time they had left

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August 2011 Br J Cardiol 2011;18(Suppl 2):s1-s15

Anaemia in chronic heart failure – how common is it and what does it mean?

Iain Squire

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Prevalence In published reports of patients with heart failure, the prevalence of anaemia varies markedly, reflecting the very varied characteristics of the studied populations. In reports based upon clinical trials, the reported prevalence ranges from 10–25% (figure 1), while in cohorts of patients in observational or registry-based studies, it appears to be higher, from 15–50% (figure 2). This variation is unsurprising given the relatively selected nature of patients recruited to clinical trials in CHF. A reasonable overall estimate can be gleaned from a large systematic review of 34 studies, including more than 150,000 patients, in wh

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