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Yale University School of Medicine.

To identify heart failure hospitalization and 1-year mortality after HF hospitalization performed Jersey Chen, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, and his team have an investigation that involved data 55,390 persons fee-for – service Medicare, between 1998 and 2008 with a principal discharge diagnosis code for heart failure admitted to the hospital. Examined examined in the study of acute care hospitals in Puerto Rico and the U.S. During the investigation, the mean age for patients with heart failure increased from 79.0 years to 79, the ratio of female patients decreased from 58.9 percent to 55.7 percent and the ratio of black patients increased from 11.3 percent to 11.

After evaluating the data from 1998 to 2008, the researchers found a relative decrease of 29.5 percent in the total risk-adjusted heart failure hospitalization. In hospital. Heart failure hospitalizations decreased for all race – sex categories in the course of the study, although black men had the lowest rate of decline.