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CHF

The ISO 4217 currency code for Swiss Franc.

CHF

ISO 4217 code for the Swiss franc. Although the first Swiss franc was used briefly at the end of the 18th century, the modern franc was introduced in 1850, replacing almost two dozen local currencies. Switzerland was a member of the Latin Monetary Union until its demise in 1927 and later belonged to the Bretton Woods System. Until 2000, at least 40% of the franc was required to be backed by gold. The Swiss franc is known for having almost no inflation and as such is considered a very safe currency for investment.
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The current study confirms a previous investigation undertaken by scientists in Germany and England of altered intestinal function in patients with CHF (JACC, July 16, 2007).
The resulting aggregate exposure was substantial: By early 2009, households and non-banking-sector firms in CEE economies had accumulated the equivalent of CHF 120 billion worth of debt denominated in Swiss currency.
It is also known that CHF can cause congestion of blood within the liver, and markers of liver impairment were significantly higher in patients who also had vitamin B12 concentrations above the mean.
The majority of patients presenting with CHF have the chief complaint of acute dyspnea (Prahash & Lynch, 2004).
A retrospective cohort study of health insurance claims compared the incidence of CHF among 5441 patients with diabetes who had taken TZDs (rosiglitazone, troglitazone, or pioglitazone) vs 28,103 who had not.
Enrollees with IHD or CHF have lower incomes and lower levels of educational attainment than the overall M+C enrollee population, placing them at increased risk of encountering both financial and nonfinancial barriers to care.
2c]-adrenergic receptor, the risk of developing CHF was more than five times higher than for those subjects with other variants of this receptor.
Between 1968 and 1998, the number of deaths from CHF in the United States rose from about 10,000 to almost 50,000.
JoAnn Lindenfeld studied a national sample of more than 2,400 Medicare patients hospitalized for CHF.
Confer implemented a customized Web-based disease management solution to improve the effectiveness of our SmartCare[SM] CHF program.
As a result, excess fluid accumulates in the lungs and tissues, making it hard for CHF patients to breathe easily and causing them to tire quickly.