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Heart failure

4. At admission, 41% of patients were on heart failure-exacerbating medications, and at discharge, 36% were. ... only in certain circumstances or have more recent data to support their use in heart failure patients.
November 2019

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

The results of the study were published Aug. 12 by JACC: Heart Failure. ... Overall, 22,677 patients hospitalized for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction were included in the study.
August 2020

MKSAP quiz on heart failure

A 57-year-old woman is evaluated in the hospital for chronic systolic heart failure. ... The routine treatment of patients with heart failure with warfarin is not indicated.
February 2016

End-of-life care

Researchers couldn't determine whether women with heart failure were less likely to be hospitalized or to receive intensive or invasive care due to undertreatment of women or overtreatment of men ... Among 396,024 decedents with heart failure, mean age
December 2020

Hospitalizations for heart failure, but not MI, more common during influenza season

These results suggest that in a month with high influenza activity, about 19% (95% CI, 10% to 28%) of heart failure hospitalizations could be attributable to influenza. ... Addressing influenza activity may be valuable in efforts to prevent [heart failure
April 2019

Malnutrition, diuretics, and more

The study's primary outcomes were heart failure readmission, all-cause readmission, and all-cause mortality. ... Almost half (46%) of patients who received heart failure medication had no post-discharge dose escalation.
February 2021

Heart failure

An equation that predicts natriuretic response based on a spot urine sample after diuretic administration could help improve diuretic therapy in patients with acute decompensated heart failure, a recent study found. ... They concluded that the NPRE can
February 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


The primary outcomes of the study were all-cause death and heart failure readmission. ... Overall, 397 patients (11.1%) were readmitted for heart failure within 90 days of the index admission.
May 2020

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