Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and 2 - Year Mortality in Elderly Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure

Abstract

H eart failure (HF) is a leading cause of hospital admission and death among individuals aged ≥75 years. 1 Poor physical and mental functioning and frailty are frequent characteristics of elderly patients with HF, which increase the risk of hospital readmission, functional decline, institutionaliza-tion, and death. 2,3 The comprehensive geriatric assessment… (More)

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@inproceedings{PascualComprehensiveGA, title={Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and 2 - Year Mortality in Elderly Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure}, author={Carlos Rodriguez - Pascual and Arturo Vilches - Moraga} }