Acute Pulmonary Oedema…

Key points:

1. There’s minimal or no role for the administration of loop diuretics (Lasix) early in the management of APE. The majority of patients aren’t volume overloaded.

2. Immediate care should focus on NIPPV and administration of nitroglycerin.

EMKF

Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation (EMKF) is a not-for-profit (NGO) public benefit organisation registered in Kenya