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Hospitalist mentorship, heart failure prediction

An editorial noted that this is the fourth major study aiming to define prognosis of heart failure patients in the ED, all of which claimed excellent discrimination. ... If 40% of ED patients with [heart failure] are truly at very low risk, we must find
February 2018

Heart failure documentation and coding challenges

In diastolic heart failure, the EF is normal (55% to 70%) or elevated (>70%). ... HFrEF and HFpEF are acceptable descriptions of systolic and diastolic heart failure, respectively.
February 2019

Heart failure

Beta-blockers are associated with reduced mortality and hospital readmission even in older patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction, a recent study found. ... On net, beta-blocker therapy benefits outweigh the risks, even among older
June 2021

Acute decompensated heart failure

Diuretic strategies in patients with acute decompensated heart failure. N Engl J Med. ... A randomized trial of the angiotensin-receptor blocker valsartan in chronic heart failure.
October 2015

Optimizing heart failure medications at discharge

The heart failure guidelines may also need to be adapted to improve compliance, suggested Dr. ... Medication Initiation Burden Required to Comply With Heart Failure Guideline Recommendations and Hospital Quality Measures.
February 2016

Acute heart failure outcomes don't differ by furosemide dose level, interval of administration

Outcomes for patients with acute decompensated heart failure don't differ when furosemide is delivered via continuous infusion versus bolus, or at a high dose versus a low dose, a new ... apply to patients with more modest diuretic requirements or newly
March 2011

Failing to prevent heart failure readmissions

Most hospitalists would like to think they help heart failure patients avoid readmission to the hospital. ... talk about how they can cooperate to improve care for heart failure patients.
February 2014

In the News

More patients in the plasma group had heart failure after treatment (2.7% vs. ... Changes were made in recommendations on heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, inpatient care and stage D heart failure, among other topics.
September 2013

Heart failure

Heart failure patients who got individualized nutritional support during hospitalization had lower rates of mortality after discharge, a recent study found. ... acute illness is beneficial for patients with chronic heart failure.” They called for
May 2021

Heart failure risk score, step-down therapy

Multiple Estimation of risk based on the Emergency department Spanish Score In patients with Acute Heart Failure) score. ... However, despite these and other limitations, they concluded that the MEESSI-AHF risk score can predict 30-day mortality in acute
July 2019

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