NEW modelSHIFT is the basis for a prognostic model for heart failure patients

Published in April 2015
The SHIFT Prognostic Model is based on simple clinical characteristics (increased resting HR, low ejection fraction, raised creatinine, New York Heart Association class III/IV, longer duration of HF, history of left bundle branch block, low systolic blood pressure, age…) to provide prognostic information in patients with chronic heart failure, systolic dysfunction, and elevated HR1. Continue reading