Reduced Salt Intake for Heart Failure: A Systematic Review

  title={Reduced Salt Intake for Heart Failure: A Systematic Review},
  author={K. Mahtani and C. Heneghan and I. Onakpoya and S. Tierney and J. Aronson and N. Roberts and F. Hobbs and D. Nunan},
  journal={JAMA Internal Medicine},
  • K. Mahtani, C. Heneghan, +5 authors D. Nunan
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • JAMA Internal Medicine
  • Importance Recent estimates suggest that more than 26 million people worldwide have heart failure. The syndrome is associated with major symptoms, significantly increased mortality, and extensive use of health care. Evidence-based treatments influence all these outcomes in a proportion of patients with heart failure. Current management also often includes advice to reduce dietary salt intake, although the benefits are uncertain. Objective To systematically review randomized clinical trials of… CONTINUE READING
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