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Eficacia de un programa de intervención multidisciplinar en la evolución de pacientes ancianos con insuficiencia cardiaca
Effectiveness of a multidisciplinary intervention program on the evolution of elderly patiente with heart failure

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Nieto Colino, Sonia (2017) Eficacia de un programa de intervención multidisciplinar en la evolución de pacientes ancianos con insuficiencia cardiaca. [Thesis]

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Abstract

Heart failure (HF) leads to frequent hospital readmissions. The use of a multidisciplinary team approach model for HF care, improves symptoms and reduces readmissions and is a Class I recommendation. Most of these programs are run by cardiology services and include patients of younger age, with little comorbidity. However, a large proportion of HF patients are elderly with high comorbidity, functional decline, and cared by internists, geriatricians and primary care with little integration with the disease management programs (DMP). It is not clear which (DPM) model is superior and it is little known about models run by internists and geriatricians in older patients with multiple comorbidities and not selected for HF etiology and ejection fraction. Anemia is prevalent in elderly patients with Heart failure (HF) and is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. However, the effect of anemia correction on survival has not been well studied...


Item Type:Thesis
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Tesis inédita de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Medicina, Departamento de Medicina, leída el 28/09/2015

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Ribera Casado, José Manuel
Uncontrolled Keywords:Insuficiencia cardiaca, Pacientes ancianos, Medicina interna, Geriatría
Palabras clave (otros idiomas):Heart failure, Elderly patients, Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
Subjects:Medical sciences > Medicine > Cardiology
Medical sciences > Medicine > Geriatrics
ID Code:41281
Deposited On:13 Feb 2017 13:29
Last Modified:13 Feb 2017 13:29

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