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The Role of the Clinical Examination in Patients With Heart Failure

Overview of attention for article published in JACC: Heart Failure, June 2018
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#8 of 670)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (98th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

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Title
The Role of the Clinical Examination in Patients With Heart Failure
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JACC: Heart Failure, June 2018
DOI 10.1016/j.jchf.2018.04.005
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Authors

Jennifer T. Thibodeau, Mark H. Drazner

Abstract

Despite advances in biomarkers and technology, the clinical examination (i.e., a history and physical examination) remains central in the management of patients with heart failure. Specifically, the clinical examination allows noninvasive assessment of the patient's underlying hemodynamic state, based on whether the patient has elevated ventricular filling pressures and/or an inadequate cardiac index. Such assessments provide important prognostic information and help guide therapeutic decision-making. Herein, we critically assess the utility of the clinical examination for these purposes and provide practical tips we have gleaned from our practice in the field of advanced heart failure. We note that the ability to assess for congestion is superior to that for inadequate perfusion. Furthermore, in current practice, elevated left ventricular filling pressures are inferred by findings related to an elevated right atrial pressure. We discuss an emerging classification system from the clinical examination that categorizes patients based on whether elevation of ventricular filling pressures occurs on the right side, left side, or both sides.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 26 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Postgraduate 6 23%
Student > Master 5 19%
Other 5 19%
Researcher 3 12%
Professor > Associate Professor 3 12%
Other 4 15%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 20 77%
Unspecified 4 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 8%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 162. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 18 July 2018.
All research outputs
#64,799
of 11,498,541 outputs
Outputs from JACC: Heart Failure
#8
of 670 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,140
of 221,373 outputs
Outputs of similar age from JACC: Heart Failure
#1
of 37 outputs
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