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ESCAPE Discharge Risk Score of O'Connor et al for a Patient Hospitalized for Advanced Heart Failure

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient being discharged following a hospitalization for advanced heart failure using the discharge score from the ESCAPE study.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, selection

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

O'Connor et al developed a score for predicting the risk of mortality for a patient being discharged following hospitalization for advanced heart failure. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are participants in the ESCAPE (Evaluation Study of Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Artery Catheterization Effectiveness) from multiple sites in the United States and Canada.

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