Acute Heart Failure Management

Acute Heart Failure Management

  • Treatment of pulmonary edema should be focused on ‘fluid redistribution’ and not ‘fluid removal’.
  • First line: Nitroglycerin and NIV (start ASAP)
  • Second line: ACE-I (in addition or instead of NTG)
  • Third line: Diuretic like furosemide
  • Morphine has NO ROLE in modern management of cardiogenic pulmonary edema

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EMKF

The Emergency Medicine Kenya (EMK) Foundation is a not-for-profit organization registered in Kenya in 2015 that aims to ensure timely, accessible and quality lifesaving emergency care in Kenya.