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Decompensated heart failure

Sandrigo Mangini, Philippe Vieira Pires, Fabiana Goulart Marcondes Braga, Fernando Bacal

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000300022

Heart failure is a disease with high incidence and prevalence in the population. The costs with hospitalization for decompensated heart failure reach approximately 60% of the total cost with heart failure treatment, and mortality during hospitalization varies according to the studied population, and could achieve values of 10%. In patients with decompensated heart failure, history and physical examination are of great value for the diagnosis of the syndrome, and also can help the physician to identify the beginning of symptoms, […]