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Prognostic Score of Chin and Goldman for Hospital Readmission or Death Within 60 Days for a Patient with Congestive Heart Failure

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with congestive heart failure (CHF) for probability of death or readmission within 60 days based on the score of Chin and Goldman.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

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

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

Chin and Goldman developed a simple score for identifying the risk that a patient admitted to the hospital with congestive heart failure will die or require readmission within 60 days of discharge. This can help identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management or closer monitoring. The authors are from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard University.

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