Cognitive status in patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure.

@article{Levin2014CognitiveSI,
  title={Cognitive status in patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure.},
  author={Seth N Levin and Alexandra M. Hajduk and David D. McManus and Chad E. Darling and Jerry H. Gurwitz and Frederick A Spencer and Robert J Goldberg and Jane S Saczynski},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={168 6},
  pages={917-23}
}
BACKGROUND Cognitive impairment is highly prevalent in patients with heart failure and is associated with adverse outcomes. However, whether specific cognitive abilities (eg, memory vs executive function) are impaired in heart failure has not been fully examined. We investigated the prevalence of impairment in 3 cognitive domains in patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) and the associations of impairment with demographic and clinical characteristics. METHODS The… CONTINUE READING
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