A clinical prediction model predicted 30-day and 1-year mortality in patients hospitalized for heart failure
- A clinical prediction model predicted 30-day and 1-year
mortality in patients hospitalized for heart failure: COMMENTARY. Henriksson, Peter // ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2004, Vol. 140 Issue 3, p80
Prognostic factors have been identified in heart failure patients enrolled in clinical trials. However, unselected admitted heart failure patients may have different prognostic factors. Using presentation features, laboratory values, and preexisting comorbid conditions, authors constructed risk...
- Contributing factors in heart failure development-results from CRO-HF Registry. Glavaš, Duška; Miličić, Davor; Polić, Stojan; Jurčević Zidar, Branka; Novak, Katarina // Cardiologia Croatica;Mar/Apr2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3/4, p111
Introduction: There are many causes of heart failure (HF), and these vary in different populations. The aim of the study was to analyse the contributing factors in heart failure development. Methods: We analyzed the results from CRO-HF Registry. This on-line registry was established in 2005....
- Disability in COPD and Chronic Heart Failure Is the Skeletal Muscle the Final Common Pathway? DUMITRU, Luminita; ILIESCU, Alina; DINU, Horatiu; BADEA, Ruxandra; SAVULESCU, Simona; HUIDU, Simona; BERTEANU, Mihai // Maedica - a Journal of Clinical Medicine;2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p206
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Chronic Heart Failure (CHF), two major causes of worldwide morbidity and mortality have important systemic components, affecting additional tissues, other than the lung or the heart, such as the skeletal muscle. Muscle function (or dysfunction)...
- Implication of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in elderly patients with stable chronic heart failure — It is ignored combination. Apostolovic, S.; Dungen, H.D.; Jankovic, R.J.; Djordjevic, D.D.J.; Salinger Martinovic, S.S.M.; Stojanovic, D.S. // European Journal of Heart Failure. Supplements;Jun2008, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p19
An abstract of the article "Implication of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in elderly patients with stable chronic heart failure â€” It is ignored combination," by S. Apostolovic and colleagues is presented.
- Missed opportunity? Kruszewski, Matthew // Drug Topics;1/26/2004, Vol. 148 Issue 2, pHSE2
Presents the letter to the editor replying the issues concerning the congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases.
- Overcoming Gaps in the Management of Asthma in Older Patients: New Insights. Barua, Pranoy; O’Mahony, M. Sinead // Drugs & Aging;2005, Vol. 22 Issue 12, p1029
Asthma is under-recognised and undertreated in older populations. This is not surprising, given that one-third of older people experience significant breathlessness. The differential diagnosis commonly includes asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart failure, malignancy,...
- Recent Literature. // Journal of Palliative Medicine;May2012, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p626
The article presents abstracts on medical topics including the use of mechanical circulatory support (MCS) as well as palliative care in the management of patients with end-stage heart failure, how the left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) works in patients with heart failure and the...
- 595 Heart failure in elderly patients with COPD: an underestimated phenomenon. Rutten, F.H.; Cramer, M.J.M.; Grobbee, D.E.; Sachs, A.P.E.; Lammers, J.W.J.; Hoes, A.W. // European Journal of Heart Failure. Supplements;Jun2004, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p130
An abstract of the study "Heart Failure in Elderly Patients With COPD: An Underestimated Phenomenon," by F. H. Rutten and colleagues is presented.
- The Effects of Specific Medical Conditions on the Functional Limitations of Elders in the Framingham Study. Guccione, Andrew A.; Felson, David T.; Anderson, Jennifer J.; Anthony, John M.; Yuqing Zhang; Wilson, Peter W. F.; Kelly-Hayes, Margaret; Wolf, Philip A.; Kreger, Bernard E.; Kannel, William B. // American Journal of Public Health;Mar1994, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p351
Objectives. The purpose of this study was to identify associations between specific medical conditions in the elderly and limitations in functional tasks; to compare risks of disability across medical conditions, controlling for age, sex, and comorbidity; and to determine the proportion of...