Cape Breton medical staff launch new clinic to improve death rate

Numbers show heart medicine titration clinic dramatically improving patient survival after heart failure

CBC NewsTom Ayers

After having the worst death rate in the country for three years running, Cape Breton hospitals are dramatically improving the number of patients surviving heart failure.

Dr. David McFarlane, a member of the cardiology team at the regional hospital in Sydney, said staff took matters into their own hands earlier this year and reviewed the charts of all those who died unexpectedly from heart failure in hospital over the past three years.

They were surprised to find that 75 per cent were never see…

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CBC NewsTom Ayers, Posted: Jan 12, 2022 6:00 AM AT | Last Updated: 10 minutes ago
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