Mortality and length of hospital stay have reduced over the last 15 years for patients with heart failure but persistently high readmission rates demonstrate the complexities of managing elderly patients with comorbidities. A study of 5,588 patients, enrolled in the nurse-led Management of Cardiac Function (MACARF) program in Northern Sydney and hospitalised for heart failure ...
Heart failure readmissions remain challenging
By Mardi Chapman
30 Oct 2019