cardiology
Heart Failure

Frailty doubles risk of death in HF patients

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 ...

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