The effect of a short-stay unit on hospital admission and length of stay in acute heart failure: REDUCE-AHF study

Published: 23 January 2017
Author(s): Òscar Miró, Virginia Carbajosa, W. Frank Peacock, Pere Llorens, Pablo Herrero, Javier Jacob, Sean P. Collins, Cristina Fernández, Antoni Juan Pastor, Francisco Javier Martín-Sánchez, on behalf of the ICA-SEMES group
Issue: January 2017
Section: Original Article

To determine whether the presence of a short-stay unit(SSU) in a hospital influences the percentage of admissions, length of hospital stay(LOS) and outcomes in emergency department(ED) patients with acute heart failure(AHF).