The intersection of atrial fibrillation and heart failure in a hospitalised population.

@article{Jones2013TheIO,
  title={The intersection of atrial fibrillation and heart failure in a hospitalised population.},
  author={Julia Dawn Jones and Aleem U Khand and Homeyra Douglas and Reza Ashrafi and Morag Shaw and John G. F. Cleland},
  journal={Acta cardiologica},
  year={2013},
  volume={68 4},
  pages={395-402}
}
OBJECTIVES This work set out to comprehensively characterize patients admitted to hospital with both atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) and to compare this cohort of patients to the global hospital population of patients with only one of these diagnoses. METHODS AND RESULTS This was a retrospective analysis of all in-patients with HF and AF admitted to a large urban hospital over a 3-month period. Patients with AF were identified by both discharge codes and electrocardiograms. HF… CONTINUE READING