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Risk Score of Forman et al for Worsening Renal Function (WRF) in a Patient Hospitalized with Heart Failure (HF)

Purpose:

To identify a patient hospitalized with heart failure who is likely to have worsening of renal function using the risk score of Forman et al.

Specialty:

Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

I50, N17

Description:

Forman et al developed a risk for predicting worsening of renal function (WRF) in a patient hospitalized for heart failure. Worsening of renal function is associated with increased complications in patients with heart failure. The authors are from multiple university medical centers in the United States.

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