Efficacy of multidisciplinary outpatient management (MOM) program in long term heart failure care.

@article{Jain2010EfficacyOM,
  title={Efficacy of multidisciplinary outpatient management (MOM) program in long term heart failure care.},
  author={Rahul Jain and A. Edward Evenson and Rohit Jain and Elizabeth Daugherty Biddison and Darshan Dalal and Kathleen Mary. Kelly and Arezo J. Karmand and Heide F. Hullsiek and Jyothi Punnam and Stephen Plantholt},
  journal={Southern medical journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={
          131-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Heart failure (HF) management programs worldwide have reported conflicting outcomes in the past. OBJECTIVES We sought to determine retrospectively whether the multidisciplinary outpatient management (MOM) program [heart failure clinic (HFC)], decreased readmission rates (RR), duration of hospital stay, and/or mortality in HF patients. METHODS Records of 138 HF patients who had their first encounter either as admission for HF at St. Agnes Hospital or visit to HFC during the period… CONTINUE READING
BETA

Topics from this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…