Heart Failure: Pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management

In this video cast I try to sort through some of the differences between a simple CHF exacerbation and acute decompensated heart failure. I discuss the wet/dry warm/cold approach, use of BNP and NTproBNP in decision making, high dose nitro, ACE inhibitors, BiPAP, and the proper timing of diuretics.

Here is the videocast.

Click below for the podcast – audio only.

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