Routine Laboratory Results and Thirty Day and One-Year Mortality Risk Following Hospitalization with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

@inproceedings{Novack2010RoutineLR,
  title={Routine Laboratory Results and Thirty Day and One-Year Mortality Risk Following Hospitalization with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure},
  author={Victor Novack and Michael J. Pencina and Doron Zahger and Lior Fuchs and Roman Nevzorov and Allan Jotkowitz and Avi Porath},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
INTRODUCTION Several blood tests are performed uniformly in patients hospitalized with acute decompensated heart failure and are predictive of the outcomes: complete blood count, electrolytes, renal function, glucose, albumin and uric acid. We sought to evaluate the relationship between routine admission laboratory tests results, patient characteristics and 30-day and one-year mortality of patients admitted for decompensated heart failure and to construct a simple mortality prediction tool… CONTINUE READING

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