Diuretics for heart failure.

  title={Diuretics for heart failure.},
  author={Rajaa F Faris and Marcus Flather and Henry Purcell and P Poole-wilson and Andrew J S Coats},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Chronic heart failure is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Diuretics are regarded as the first-line treatment for patients with congestive heart failure since they provide symptomatic relief. The effects of diuretics on disease progression and survival remain unclear. OBJECTIVES To assess the harms and benefits of diuretics for chronic heart failure SEARCH METHODS Updated searches were run in the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials in The Cochrane… CONTINUE READING


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