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AACVPR/ACC/AHA 2007 performance measures on cardiac rehabilitation for referral to and delivery of cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention services endorsed by the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, American Physical Therapy Association, Canadian Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation, European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, Inter-American Heart Foundation, National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists, Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association, and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

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Source
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2007 Oct 2;50(14):1400-33
Publication Type
Article
Date
Oct-2-2007

Quality of care and outcomes of older patients with heart failure hospitalized in the United States and Canada.

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Source
Arch Intern Med. 2005 Nov 28;165(21):2486-92
Publication Type
Article
Date
Nov-28-2005
Author
Dennis T Ko
Jack V Tu
Frederick A Masoudi
Yongfei Wang
Edward P Havranek
Saif S Rathore
Alice M Newman
Linda R Donovan
Douglas S Lee
JoAnne M Foody
Harlan M Krumholz
Author Affiliation
Department of Cardiology, Schulich Heart Centre, Toronto, Ontario.
Source
Arch Intern Med. 2005 Nov 28;165(21):2486-92
Date
Nov-28-2005
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Canada - epidemiology
Female
Heart Failure - mortality - physiopathology - therapy
Hospitalization - statistics & numerical data
Humans
Inpatients
Male
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Prognosis
Quality Assurance, Health Care
Retrospective Studies
Severity of Illness Index
Stroke Volume - physiology
Survival Rate - trends
United States - epidemiology
Abstract
Health care expenditure per person is significantly higher in the United States compared with Canada, but whether there are differences in quality of care of many conditions is unknown. We compared the process of care and outcomes of patients with heart failure, the most common cause of hospitalization for individuals 65 years and older in both countries.
We compared processes of care and 30-day and 1-year risk-standardized mortality rates among 28,521 US Medicare beneficiaries and 8180 similarly aged patients in Ontario, Canada, hospitalized with heart failure from 1998 to 2001.
More US patients underwent left ventricular ejection fraction assessment during hospitalization compared with Canadian patients (61.2% vs 41.7%, P
PubMed ID
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