Frailty in patients hospitalised for heart failure is linked with double the risk of death at 12-months post-admission, an Australian cohort study has revealed. Cardiologists say a focus on interventions that improve, or even reverse, frailty scores following a first acute HF hospitalisation are needed in this particularly vulnerable group of patients. The NSW Heart ...
Frailty doubles risk of death in HF patients
By Sunalie Silva
16 Oct 2019