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Machine learning model uses SDOH to improve mortality prediction in heart failure

Inclusion of social determinants of health (SDOH) in a machine learning model led to more accurate prediction of inpatient mortality among Black patients hospitalized with heart failure than usual risk scoring.
13 Jul 2022

Heart failure may be missed despite frequent health care contacts before hospitalization

A Canadian cohort study found that patients with acute heart failure had more outpatient physician visits, hospitalizations for unrelated conditions, and ED visits before index hospitalization than those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or stable heart failure.
18 Nov 2020

Equation may help guide diuretic therapy in acute decompensated heart failure

The newly developed and validated equation predicts sodium output based on a spot urine sample collected two hours after administration of loop diuretics.
10 Feb 2021

Interpreters pinpoint challenges for heart failure patients with limited English proficiency

Twenty interpreters at a U.S. academic medical center reported in interviews that heart failure etiology, prognosis, and treatment options were difficult to explain clearly to patients with limited English proficiency.
11 May 2022

Readmission more likely in heart failure patients with low calorie consumption

A small nutrition study found that all of the heart failure inpatients who reported maintaining a low-sodium diet were consuming an insufficient quantity of calories before hospital admission.
15 Jul 2020

New tool uses NT-proBNP plus clinical characteristics to diagnosis acute heart failure

The accuracy of using guideline-recommended thresholds of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) alone to diagnose acute heart failure varied by patient age and other characteristics, including body mass index and renal impairment, a study found.
22 Jun 2022

Complex in-hospital treatment linked to worse outcomes for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

An observational study using data from real-world U.S. clinical practice found that one-third of patients hospitalized for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction experienced treatment escalation beyond initial IV diuretics.
19 Aug 2020

February 2016

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Loop diuretics may improve outcomes in some older patients with heart failure

Researchers used the OPTIMIZE-HF registry to examine mortality and readmission rates in heart failure patients being discharged with a new prescription for loop diuretics.
5 Aug 2020

December 2020

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