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Heart failure services need better quality indicators

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.334.7584.66-a (Published 11 January 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:66

The American College of Cardiologists and the American Heart Association use five performance indicators to judge the quality of care received by hospital inpatients with heart failure. But only one of the five indicators had any impact on patient outcome in …

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