Journal article

The Utility of Predicting Hospitalizations Among Patients With Heart Failure Using mHealth: Observational Study (Preprint)

Susie Cartledge, Ralph Maddison, Sara Vogrin, Roman Falls, Odgerel Tumur, Ingrid Hopper, Christopher Neil

JMIR Publications Inc.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Heart failure decompensation is a major driver of hospitalizations and represents a significant burden to the health care system. Identifying those at greatest risk of admission can allow for targeted interventions to reduce this risk. OBJECTIVE This paper aims to compare the predictive value of objective and subjective heart failure respiratory symptoms on imminent heart failure decompensation and subsequent hospitalization within a 30-day period. METHODS A prospective ob..

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