Management: acute heart failure
Last updated: 03/05/2015
Pre-Hospital Management of Acute Heart Failure
EKG, spot BNP.Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation (NIPPV) for any patient in acute pulmonary edema.
Pharmacology is based on systolic blood pressure
Pharmacologic Management of Acute Heart Failure (in addition to NIPPV)
- SBP > 140 mm Hg: nitrates
- SBP 100-140 mm Hg: nitrates + furosemide
- SBP < 100 mm Hg: ionotropic support
- Signs of ACS: ACS management
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