Short-stay units may be viable alternatives for admission for acute heart failure

1. This multicentre, randomized, comparative effectiveness study found that the short-stay unit (SSU) was often as effective as hospitalization in patients with new onset of acute heart failure (AHF) and otherwise low-risk profiles.  2. There was no difference in 30- and 90-day mortality between the SSU and hospitalized patients.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Patients […]

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