Critical Care and Shock

August 2006

Predictor of Mortality and Rehospitalization of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure at Six Months Follow Up

Objective. To look for predictors of mortality and rehospitalization, we conducted a prospective study using fifty variables from history, physical examination, ECG, CXR, Echocardiography and blood test (N Terminal proBNP, hsCRP, and lactate level) that suspected as predictors in heart failure Design. Blinded prospective cohort study Setting. Emergency room of Harapan Kita National Heart Center, Jakarta-Indonesia as entry site, with ICCU, wards, and OPD for evaluation. Patients population for study.

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