Congestive heart failure

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HM2018 Abstract Number: 758

FATAL LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENS BACTEREMIA IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE

Case Presentation: An 87-year-old female with congestive heart failure (CHF), coronary artery disease, atrial fibrillation, COPD, and chronic kidney disease presented with 3-day-history of diarrhea, worsened dyspnea, leg swelling and weight gain. Vitals signs were [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:53:55-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on FATAL LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENS BACTEREMIA IN CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 19

IMPACT OF CONSULTATION ON HOSPITAL OUTCOMES AND RESOURCE UTILIZATION FOR PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CHF

Background: Consultation in hospital is an important tool for acquiring subspecialty support when managing patients with acute congestive heart failure (CHF). The effect of consult utilization on hospital outcomes and resource utilization of acute CHF [...]

By | 2017-04-20T18:24:27-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Consultative Medicine, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on IMPACT OF CONSULTATION ON HOSPITAL OUTCOMES AND RESOURCE UTILIZATION FOR PATIENTS WITH ACUTE CHF

HM2017 Abstract Number: 151

THE IMPACT OF A TRANSITION OF CARE TEAM IN DECOMPENSATED HEART FAILURE READMISSION RATES

Background:   Congestive heart failure is a leading cause of hospitalization in adults greater than 65 years old. It is estimated that over 1 million people are hospitalized annually with a primary diagnosis of heart [...]

By | 2017-04-20T17:36:53-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Innovations Abstracts, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on THE IMPACT OF A TRANSITION OF CARE TEAM IN DECOMPENSATED HEART FAILURE READMISSION RATES