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Risk Score of Philbin and DiSalvo for Predicting Hospital Readmission in a Patient with Heart Failure

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient hospitalized with heart failure for the risk of readmission after discharge using the simple risk score of Philbin and DiSalvo.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

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

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

Philbin and DiSalvo developed a risk score for predicting readmission for a patient hospitalized with heart failure. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Henry Ford Hospital (Detroit) and Massachusetts General Hospital.

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