Journal of
Public Health and Epidemiology

  • Abbreviation: J. Public Health Epidemiol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2316
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPHE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 616

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of major causes of heart failure and it’s pharmacologic management among patients at Felege Hiwot referral hospital in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Melkamu Ayana Zeru
  • Melkamu Ayana Zeru
  • Department of Statistics, Collage of Computing and Informatics, Haramaya University Harar, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 14 June 2018
  •  Accepted: 19 July 2018
  •  Published: 30 September 2018

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