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The PRIDE Acute Heart Failure Score of Baggish et al

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for acute heart failure in the Emergency Department (ED) using the PRIDE acute heart failure score of Baggish et al.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

Baggish et al developed an score the diagnosis of acute heart failure in the Emergency Department. The acronym PRIDE was derived from ProBNP Investigation of Dyspnea in the Emergency Department. The authors are from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and Christchurch Hospital in New Zealand.

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