Diuresis with continuous infusion of furosemide after cardiac surgery.

@article{Copeland1983DiuresisWC,
  title={Diuresis with continuous infusion of furosemide after cardiac surgery.},
  author={Jack G. Copeland and David W. Campbell and John R. Plachetka and Neal W. Salomon and Douglas F. Larson},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={146 6},
  pages={
          796-9
        }
}
We prospectively evaluated the diuretic effect of furosemide administered by bolus injection and by continuous infusion in 18 cardiac surgery patients. Nine patients were randomly assigned to receive 0.3 mg/kg of furosemide as a bolus injection at time 0 and again 6 hours later (nine patients) or 0.05 mg/kg per hour of furosemide as a constant infusion for 12 hours (nine patients). There were no significant differences between groups with respect to age, weight, creatinine clearance, changes in… CONTINUE READING

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