May 21, 2018
Author: Nick Hatch, MD
- Recent study argues that CHF patients receiving
furosemide within 60 minutes of arrival had a lower in-hospital
mortality than those receiving it after (2.3% vs. 6.0%,
- Flaw in study is that there were significant baseline
differences between groups.
Matsue Y et al.
Time-to-Furosemide Treatment and Mortality in Patients Hospitalized
With Acute Heart Failure. JACC 2017. PMID: 28641794