Larry Allen, MD, MHS

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February 12th, 2015

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

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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 […]