Emergency Department Stabilization of Heart Failure

Preeti Jois-Bilowich, Deborah Diercks

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Abstract

Optimizing heart failure management begins in the emergency department. Prompt recognition and treatment of underlying pathophysiology can improve patient outcomes. A review of therapeutic options is provided, with the goal of providing best practices in patient care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-42
Number of pages6
JournalHeart Failure Clinics
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2009

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Keywords

  • Diuretics
  • Dyspnea
  • Emergency department
  • Heart failure
  • Interventions
  • Morphine
  • Nesiritide
  • Nitroglycerin
  • Stabilization
  • Ultrafiltration
  • Vasodilators
  • Ventilation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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