Title

Lower Discharge Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) and Poor Outcomes Among Hospitalized Patients With Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction (HFrEF) and Stable Admission-to Discharge SBP

Document Type

Abstract

Publication Date

April 2017

Department

Medicine

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Heart failure (HF) is the leading cause for hospital admission and readmissions among elderly Medicare beneficiaries. Furthermore, the in-hospital and post-discharge mortality rates for HF remain high despite therapeutic advances. An SBP of

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