Acute Heart Failure and Cardiogenic Shock

Acute Heart Failure & Cardiogenic Shock

  1. There’s minimal or no role for the administration of loop diuretics (Furosemide/Lasix) early in the management of Acute Pulmonary Edema. The majority of patients aren’t volume overloaded.
  2. Immediate care should focus on Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation and administration of nitroglycerin.
  3. In patients with End Stage Renal Disease, dialysis is what’s ultimately going to fix the patient.

 

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