Hospital inpatients are developing acute decompensated heart failure because of overuse of IV fluids or because their diuretics are stopped, Victorian clinicians have found. One in a hundred inpatients develop acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) during their stay and a third of cases are iatrogenic, a four month study of 7678 patients on medical, surgical ...
Inpatients pushed into heart failure by excess IV fluids
By Michael Woodhead
1 Feb 2018