TITLE

Male gender, diabetes, COPD, anemia, and creatinine clearance less than 30 mL/min predicted hospitalization after heart failure diagnosis

AUTHOR(S)
Pitt, Bertram
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;4/20/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the research study conducted to find the frequency and hospitalization after diagnosis of heart failure. 1077 patients with prognostic factors including age, hypertension, body mass index underwent the study. The study found that 83 percent of patients had 1 hospitalization after diagnosis of heart failure and more than half of them were for noncardiovascular causes.
ACCESSION #
50294720

 

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