ACC Releases Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Patients Hospitalized With HF

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ACC's new Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Risk Assessment, Management, and Clinical Trajectory of Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure addresses unresolved issues in patients hospitalized with heart failure (HF).

Published Sept. 13 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the document focuses on optimizing patient care and improving outcomes after HF hospitalization. The pathway document looks at the course of HF admission – the first emergency department visit and hospital admission, trajectory check, transition to oral therapies, discharge, and the first post-discharge visit.