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Readmissions for heart failure within 90 days linked to long-term mortality risk

A registry study in Japan found that risk for all-cause death was increased whether patients were readmitted within 30 or 90 days of an index admission for heart failure.
13 May 2020

Myocardial infarction

Be sure to distinguish between type 1 and type 2 when documenting care for a patient with acute myocardial infarction.
28 Jun 2023

Kidney function decline linked to adverse outcomes in heart failure only when decongestion isn't succeeding

In patients hospitalized for acute decompensated heart failure, declines in estimated glomerular filtration rate were evaluated along with changes in markers of volume overload and measures of hemoconcentration.
17 Jun 2020

Higher ACS mortality in women vs. men may be related to acute heart failure

A retrospective study of 87,812 patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) found that those with acute heart failure were more likely to die and that women were more likely to present with acute heart failure than men.
3 May 2023

Recent heart failure readmission and mortality trends differ in U.S., Canada

In both countries, readmissions and 30-day mortality after acute myocardial infarction dropped, but Canada saw less change in heart failure readmissions and a drop rather than a rise in heart failure mortality.
26 Feb 2020

November 2019

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Transitional interventions cost-effective for elderly heart failure patients, model shows

A model of recently hospitalized 75-year-old heart failure patients found that disease management clinics, nurse home visits, and nurse case management were all more cost-effective than standard care, with the home visits offering the greatest value.
29 Jan 2020

November 2007

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Use of observation, ED in place of readmission not responsible for heart failure mortality

A new analysis of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program (HRRP) found that increases in postdischarge heart failure mortality started before the program and could be attributed to patients who did not seek acute care in the 30 days after discharge.
29 Jan 2020

New tools in nephrology

An expert reviewed his preferences among the latest therapies for hyponatremia and hyperkalemia.
17 May 2023

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