New therapeutic choices in the management of acute congestive heart failure.

@article{Young2001NewTC,
  title={New therapeutic choices in the management of acute congestive heart failure.},
  author={James B. De Young},
  journal={Reviews in cardiovascular medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={2 Suppl 2},
  pages={S19-24}
}
Patients with acute congestive heart failure generally present with profound fluid retention states and dyspnea due to pulmonary edema. If the condition is not aggressively and appropriately treated, irreversible cardiac decompensation may ensue, leading to cardiogenic shock, multiorgan failure, and death. Intravenous inotropic, vasopressor, and vasodilator… CONTINUE READING