Current presentation and management of heart failure in cardiology and internal medicine hospital units

a tale of two worlds--the TEMISTOCLE study.

Andrea Di Lenarda, Marino Scherillo, Aldo Pietro Maggioni, Nicola Acquarone, Giovanni Battista Ambrosio, Massimo Annicchiarico, Paolo Bellis, Paolo Bellotti, Renata De Maria, Rinaldo Lavecchia, Donata Lucci, Giovanni Mathieu, Cristina Opasich, Maurizio Porcu, Luigi Tavazzi, Massimo Cafiero

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: The purpose pf the current article is to describe the clinical profile, use of resources, management and outcome in a population of real-world inpatients with heart failure. METHODS AND RESULTS: With a prospective, cross-sectional survey on acute hospital admissions, we evaluated the overall and provider-related differences in patient characteristics, diagnostic work-up, treatment and inhospital outcome of 2127 patients with heart failure admitted to 167 cardiology departments and 250 internal medicine departments between February 14 and 25, 2000. Patients admitted to cardiology units were younger (56.3% >70 years vs 76.2%, P

Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Heart Journal
Volume146
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2003

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Hospital Units
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Cardiology
Heart Failure
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Cross-Sectional Studies
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Di Lenarda, A., Scherillo, M., Maggioni, A. P., Acquarone, N., Ambrosio, G. B., Annicchiarico, M., ... Cafiero, M. (2003). Current presentation and management of heart failure in cardiology and internal medicine hospital units: a tale of two worlds--the TEMISTOCLE study. American Heart Journal, 146(4).

Current presentation and management of heart failure in cardiology and internal medicine hospital units : a tale of two worlds--the TEMISTOCLE study. / Di Lenarda, Andrea; Scherillo, Marino; Maggioni, Aldo Pietro; Acquarone, Nicola; Ambrosio, Giovanni Battista; Annicchiarico, Massimo; Bellis, Paolo; Bellotti, Paolo; De Maria, Renata; Lavecchia, Rinaldo; Lucci, Donata; Mathieu, Giovanni; Opasich, Cristina; Porcu, Maurizio; Tavazzi, Luigi; Cafiero, Massimo.

In: American Heart Journal, Vol. 146, No. 4, 10.2003.

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Di Lenarda, A, Scherillo, M, Maggioni, AP, Acquarone, N, Ambrosio, GB, Annicchiarico, M, Bellis, P, Bellotti, P, De Maria, R, Lavecchia, R, Lucci, D, Mathieu, G, Opasich, C, Porcu, M, Tavazzi, L & Cafiero, M 2003, 'Current presentation and management of heart failure in cardiology and internal medicine hospital units: a tale of two worlds--the TEMISTOCLE study.', American Heart Journal, vol. 146, no. 4.
Di Lenarda, Andrea ; Scherillo, Marino ; Maggioni, Aldo Pietro ; Acquarone, Nicola ; Ambrosio, Giovanni Battista ; Annicchiarico, Massimo ; Bellis, Paolo ; Bellotti, Paolo ; De Maria, Renata ; Lavecchia, Rinaldo ; Lucci, Donata ; Mathieu, Giovanni ; Opasich, Cristina ; Porcu, Maurizio ; Tavazzi, Luigi ; Cafiero, Massimo. / Current presentation and management of heart failure in cardiology and internal medicine hospital units : a tale of two worlds--the TEMISTOCLE study. In: American Heart Journal. 2003 ; Vol. 146, No. 4.
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