Quality of care for patients hospitalized with heart failure at academic medical centers.

@article{Nohria1999QualityOC,
  title={Quality of care for patients hospitalized with heart failure at academic medical centers.},
  author={Anju Nohria and Y. Tung Chen and David J. Morton and R Walsh and Peter H. Vlasses and Harlan M. Krumholz},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={137 6},
  pages={1028-34}
}
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the standard of care provided by academic medical centers for the management of congestive heart failure (CHF). METHODS AND RESULTS The standard of care was estimated by assessing adherence to the treatment guidelines published by the US Agency for Health Care Policy and Research among 522 patients hospitalized at 7 university hospitals with a diagnosis of CHF. Data were abstracted by retrospective chart review. Of the 522 patients… CONTINUE READING

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