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Model of Lee et al for Predicting Mortality in Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure (EFFECT Risk Score)

Purpose:

To predict 30 day and 1 year mortality for a patient hospitalized for heart failure using the model of Lee et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

Lee et al developed a model for predicting 30 day and 1 year mortality rates for a patient admitted to the hospital for heart failure. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive or novel therapies. The authors are from Toronto General Hospital, Mt. Sinai Hospital and the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario.

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