Death and readmission in the year after hospital admission with cardiovascular disease: the Hunter Area Heart and Stroke Register.

@article{Heller2000DeathAR,
  title={Death and readmission in the year after hospital admission with cardiovascular disease: the Hunter Area Heart and Stroke Register.},
  author={Richard F. Heller and John N. D. Fisher and Catherine A D'este and Lynette L-Y Lim and Annette J Dobson and Robert R. Porter},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2000},
  volume={172 6},
  pages={261-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To compare outcomes one year after hospital admission for patients initially discharged with a diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), other ischaemic heart disease (other IHD), congestive heart failure (CHF) or stroke. DESIGN Cohort study. SETTING Hunter Area Heart and Stroke Register, which registers all patients admitted with heart disease or stroke to any of the 22 hospitals in the Hunter Area Health Service in New South Wales. PATIENTS 4981 patients with AMI, other… CONTINUE READING
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