Acute Heart Failure in the Emergency Department: Respiratory Rate as a Risk Predictor.

@article{Siniorakis2018AcuteHF,
  title={Acute Heart Failure in the Emergency Department: Respiratory Rate as a Risk Predictor.},
  author={Eftychios E Siniorakis and Spyridon Arvanitakis and Christina Tsitsimpikou and Konstantinos Tsarouhas and Panagiotis V Tzevelekos and Stamatia G Panta and Fotini Aivalioti and Constantinos Zampelis and Filippos K Triposkiadis and Sotiria J Limberi},
  journal={In vivo},
  year={2018},
  volume={32 4},
  pages={
          921-925
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIM Several risk scores can stratify patients with acute heart failure (AHF) at the Emergency Department (ED). Registration of vital signs, such as blood pressure (BP), heart rate (HR) and respiratory rate (RR) upon admission is mandatory. Nevertheless, measurement of RR remains neglected worldwide. PATIENTS AND METHODS The predictive value of… CONTINUE READING