International variations in the clinical, diagnostic, and treatment characteristics of emergency department patients with acute heart failure syndromes.

Abstract

AIMS Results from investigations in one area of the world may not translate to another if patient characteristics and practices differ. We examine differences in the presentation and management of emergency department (ED) patients with dyspnoea from acute heart failure syndromes (AHFS) between the USA, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe. METHODS AND… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/eurjhf/hfq133

Topics

5 Figures and Tables

Cite this paper

@article{Collins2010InternationalVI, title={International variations in the clinical, diagnostic, and treatment characteristics of emergency department patients with acute heart failure syndromes.}, author={Sean P Collins and Peter S. Pang and Christopher J Lindsell and Demetrios N. Kyriacou and Alan B. Storrow and Judd E. Hollander and J. Douglas Kirk and Chadwick D Miller and Richard Nowak and W. Frank Peacock and Miguel Tavares and Alexandre Mebazaa and Mihai Gheorghiade}, journal={European journal of heart failure}, year={2010}, volume={12 11}, pages={1253-60} }