Identifying heart failure patients at high risk for near-term cardiovascular events with serial health status assessments.

@article{Kosiborod2007IdentifyingHF,
  title={Identifying heart failure patients at high risk for near-term cardiovascular events with serial health status assessments.},
  author={Mikhail Kosiborod and Gabriel E Soto and Philip M. Jones and Harlan M. Krumholz and William Weintraub and Prakash C. Deedwania and John A Spertus},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2007},
  volume={115 15},
  pages={1975-81}
}
BACKGROUND Identification of heart failure outpatients at increased risk for clinical deterioration remains a critical challenge, with few tools currently available to assist clinicians. We tested whether serial health status assessments with the Kansas City Cardiomyopathy Questionnaire (KCCQ) can identify patients at increased risk for mortality and hospitalization. METHODS AND RESULTS We evaluated 1358 patients with heart failure after an acute myocardial infarction in the Eplerenone's… CONTINUE READING

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