DOI: 10.36660/ijcs.20180088
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Abstract: Background: Heart failure (HF) is worldwide known as a public health issue with high morbimortality. One of the issues related to the evolution of HF is the high rate of hospital readmission caused by decompensation of the clinical condition, with high costs and worsening of ventricular function. Objective: To quantify the readmission rate and identify the predictors of rehospitalization in patients with acute decompensated heart failure. Methods: Hospital-based historic cohort of patients admitted with acute …

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