Desai, A. S, Claggett, B. L, Pfeffer, M. A, Bello, N., Finn, P., Granger, C. B, McMurray, J., Pocock, S. J, Swedberg, K., Yusuf, S. & Solomon, S. (2014). Influence of hospitalization for cardiovascular versus noncardiovascular reasons on subsequent mortality in patients with chronic heart failure across the spectrum of ejection fraction. Circulation: Heart Failure,7(6), 895-902. United States: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.114.001567
Noncardiovascular (non-CV) comorbidities may contribute to hospitalizations in patients with heart failure (HF). We examined the incidence of mortality following hospitalization for cardiovascular (CV) versus non-CV reasons in the Candesartan in Heart Failure: Assessment of Reduction in Mortality and Morbidity (CHARM) Program.
Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research
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