Markers of diuretic resistance in emergency department patients with acute heart failure

@inproceedings{Doering2017MarkersOD,
  title={Markers of diuretic resistance in emergency department patients with acute heart failure},
  author={Andrew Doering and Cathy A. Jenkins and Alan B. Storrow and Joann Lindenfeld and Gregory J. Fermann and Karen F. Miller and Matthew I Sperling and Sean Patrick Collins},
  booktitle={International journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Loop diuretics are common therapy for emergency department (ED) patients with acute heart failure (AHF). Diuretic resistance (DR) is a term used to describe blunted natriuretic response to loop diuretics. It would be important to detect DR prior to it becoming clinically apparent, so early interventions can be initiated. However, several definitions have been proposed, and it is not clear if they identify similar patients. We compared these definitions and described the clinical… CONTINUE READING
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