Predictors of early readmission or death in elderly patients with heart failure.

@article{Muzzarelli2010PredictorsOE,
  title={Predictors of early readmission or death in elderly patients with heart failure.},
  author={Stefano Muzzarelli and Gregor Leibundgut and Micha T Maeder and Hans Rickli and Rolf Handschin and Marc Gutmann and Urs Jeker and Peter Buser and Matthias P. Pfisterer and Hans-Peter Brunner-la Rocca},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={160 2},
  pages={
          308-14
        }
}
BACKGROUND Contemporary heart failure (HF) patients are elderly and have a high rate of early rehospitalization or death, resulting in a high burden for both the patients and the health care system. Prior studies were focused on younger and less well-characterized patients. We aimed to identify predictors of early hospital readmission and death in elderly patients with HF. METHODS Patients with chronic HF taking part in the TIME-CHF study (n = 614, age 77 +/- 8 years, 41% female, left… CONTINUE READING
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