Search results for "Heart failure"


 
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Troponin associated with length of stay, long-term mortality in heart failure patients

The systematic review and meta-analysis included 26 studies of patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure. ... The results show that cardiac troponin could provide important prognostic information for the care of hospitalized heart
February 2016

Simple tool accurately predicts 30-day mortality for heart failure patients in the ED

They identified 88 variables and tested them against outcomes in a cohort of 4,867 consecutive ED patients admitted with acute heart failure from 2009 to 2011. ... If 40% of ED patients with [heart failure] are truly at very low risk, we must find
October 2017

AHA evaluates heart failure risks from prescription drugs, OTCs, alternative products

A comprehensive and accessible guide to prescription, over-the-counter (OTC), and complementary and alternative medications that could exacerbate heart failure was recently released by the American Heart Association (AHA).
July 2016

Hospitals' heart failure mortality rates associated with patients' long-term outcomes

Thirty-day mortality rates may be an effective measure of hospitals' quality of care for heart failure (HF) patients, according to a new study.
March 2018

Readmissions metrics, procalcitonin testing in CAP, and more

In patients with heart failure and anemia, erythropoietin-stimulating agents should not be used to improve morbidity and mortality. ... prognosis of heart failure, outpatient management of heart failure, and management of hospitalization.
October 2017

High-dose spironolactone didn't affect acute heart failure outcomes

Adding high-dose spironolactone does not appear to improve on usual care for patients hospitalized with acute heart failure, a recent study found. ... Thirty-day mortality and heart failure hospitalization rates were also similar. Results were published
July 2017

Sacubitril-valsartan appears cost-effective in certain heart failure patients

Cost-effectiveness was analyzed in subgroups of patients with class II or class III/IV heart failure. ... The study's outcome measures were life-years, quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs), hospitalizations for heart failure, and incremental
August 2016

Guideline updated to include new drugs for stage C heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

therapy to reduce morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic symptomatic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction. ... Head-to-head comparisons of an ARB versus ARNI for heart failure do not exist.
May 2016

Beta-blockers at discharge didn't increase 30-day readmissions for heart failure patients

Prescribing beta-blockers to heart failure patients at discharge didn't increase their 30-day readmissions, a new study found. ... Researchers sought to determine if the initial negative inotropic effect of beta-blockers in heart failure patients might
January 2015

How to identify heart failure in the hospital

About 80% of the time, a good history and physical can diagnose a patient with true heart failure. ... She also noted that patients with heart failure can present with gastrointestinal symptoms.
April 2017

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