Management of Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Edema
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is one of the most important condition received by emergency physcians. Current review describes the management of CHF and pulmonary edema based on the latest updates, with a priority in the 2016 guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). In the latest guidelines, they were more algorithmic approach than previous ones. The importance of step treatment was emphasized based on these algorithms. It was seen that treatment and management were done with prognostic classifications especially Nohria-Stevenson classification.
Ramazan Güven MD