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Discharge criteria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18520527     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The goal of the Society of Chest Pain Centers Heart Failure Discharge Recommendations Committee was to review the available literature and currently published guidelines to provide recommendations for acute heart failure providers regarding observation unit discharge criteria. Explicit and validated criteria for discharging patients from the emergency department or observation unit are lacking. We propose the utilization of criteria that reflect improvement in fluid overload, which is the most common feature of patients admitted with heart failure.
Authors:
Deborah B Diercks; Ezra A Amsterdam; David F Gaieski; Diane Gurney; W Frank Peacock; Gregg C Fonarow;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Critical pathways in cardiology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1535-2811     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2008 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101165286     Medline TA:  Crit Pathw Cardiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  111-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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