Larry Allen, MD, MHS

All posts by Larry Allen, MD, MHS

February 12th, 2015

Insights About the Use of IV Fluids in Patients Hospitalized for Heart Failure


Behnood Bikdeli and Larry Allen discuss a retrospective study of the potential risks of IV fluids for patients hospitalized with heart failure who were treated with loop diuretics.

July 10th, 2014

Behind the Patient Decision-Making Process for a Destination-Therapy LVAD

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Colleen K. McIlvennan, Larry A. Allen, and Daniel D. Matlock discuss their study of how patients choose whether to get a left ventricular assist device as destination therapy.

March 6th, 2012

Shared Decision Making in Advanced Heart Failure

Larry Allen is the lead author and co-chair of the AHA Scientific Statement on Decision Making in Advanced Heart Failure. Patient-centered care ensures that clinical decisions are guided by an individual patient’s values, needs, and preferences; shared decision making is the act of putting this type of care into clinical practice by asking health care providers […]