Heart Failure

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  1. Indication for Aldosterone antagonists
    Class III and Class IV HF
  2. Contraindications for aldosterone antagonists
    • K > 5.0 mEq/L
    • SCr > 2.5 mg/dL
    • CrCl < 30 ml/min¬†
  3. Indication for Beta-Blockers
    Class II-IV HF
  4. Beta-Blockers indicated for Heart Failure
    • Bisoprolol
    • Metoprolol XL
    • Carvedilol¬†
  5. If pt on B-Blocker has HR < 55 bpm, __________.
    Decrease dose of Beta-Blocker
  6. Indication for Hydralazine/Nitrates
    Black pts with Class III and Class IV HF
  7. Sample regimen for chronic HF
    • ACEI/ARB
    • BB
    • Bidil (if black)
    • Loop diuretics
    • Digoxin
  8. First signs of digoxin toxicity
    • N/V
    • loss of appetite
    • bradycardia¬†
  9. Associated with cyanide/thiocyanate toxicity
    Nitroprusside

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Heart Failure
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2012-07-11 03:38:12
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