Its important for the patients with heart failure to know how much their ejection fraction is.
Clinical Pearl of the Day: Heart Failure disease definition of severity
Ejection fraction (EF) refers to how well your heart—mainly left ventricle or right ventricle—pumps blood with each heartbeat.
Definitions of severity:
Reference: 2021 Update to the 2017 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway for Optimization of Heart Failure Treatment: Answers to 10 Pivotal Issues About Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Solution Set Oversight Committee | Journal of the American College of Cardiology (jacc.org)