Comparison of patients rehospitalized for heart failure with versus without a history of habitual alcohol consumption.

@article{Panikkath2014ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of patients rehospitalized for heart failure with versus without a history of habitual alcohol consumption.},
  author={Ragesh Panikkath and Natalia Suvorava and Neena Ngo and Deepa Panikkath and Sian Yik Lim and Elvira Umyarova and Gary E. Meyerrose},
  journal={Proceedings},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={208-9}
}
Alcohol paradoxically is known to have a protective and a deleterious effect on the heart. The effect of alcoholism on the growing problem of heart failure (HF) readmissions is not known. This study addressed this issue with a population of adult patients (>20 years old) who were readmitted for HF within 30 days after a hospitalization for HF at a… CONTINUE READING