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Heart Failure Patient Severity Index (HFPSI)

Purpose:

To risk stratify a patient with heart failure using the Heart Failure Patient Severity Index (HFPSI) of Hummel et al.

Specialty:

Cardiology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

Hummel et al developed the Heart Failure Patient Severity Index (HFPSI) to stratify patients with heart failure according to risk. This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from the University of Michigan and the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

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