Predictive Score for 30-Day Readmission or Death in Heart Failure

Huynh, Quan L., Negishi, Kazuaki, Blizzard, Leigh, Sanderson, Kristy ORCID:, Venn, Alison J. and Marwick, Thomas H. (2016) Predictive Score for 30-Day Readmission or Death in Heart Failure. JAMA Cardiology, 1 (3). pp. 362-364. ISSN 2380-6583

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Readmissions shortly after heart failure (HF) are common, expensive, and usually considered preventable.1 However, despite the use of several interventions, rates of readmission after HF remain stable.2 An effective risk score might permit the targeting of resource-intensive interventions (such as disease-management programs) specifically on high-risk patients. We sought to determine the combination of clinical and nonclinical factors that would have the best discriminatory power in predicting 30-day readmission or death in HF.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > School of Health Sciences
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Date Deposited: 23 May 2017 05:04
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2022 02:29
DOI: 10.1001/jamacardio.2016.0220

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