[An elderly man with known heart failure admitted with cardiogenic shock].

@article{Hovland2010AnEM,
  title={[An elderly man with known heart failure admitted with cardiogenic shock].},
  author={Anders Wilhelm Hovland and Anne Kristine Fagerheim and Randolf Hardersen and Erik Waage Nielsen},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  year={2010},
  volume={130 13},
  pages={1352-4}
}
A 75-year-old man with post-MI heart failure and an ejection fraction of 15 % was treated with an ACE-inhibitor, spironolactone and a beta-blocker. He had reduced his intake of food and water due to an intercurrent illness the days before admission. He was admitted to our coronary care unit due to bradycardia and hypotension. On arrival his blood pressure… CONTINUE READING