Mortality rates have improved for heart failure patients over the last 15 years despite patients being an average of 10 years older, a review by cardiologists in NSW has found. But there has been no change in readmission rates for the condition, suggesting a need to address precipitating factors such as infections and atrial fibrillation, ...
Heart failure deaths are down – but readmissions show need for prevention
By Michael Woodhead
25 Oct 2018