Posts Tagged ‘furosemide’

August 11th, 2014

Potassium Supplements for Users of Loop Diuretics?


Behnood Bikdeli interviews Charles Leonard about his PLOS ONE study investigating possible survival benefits from the empiric use of potassium supplements in new users of loop diuretics.

March 2nd, 2011

A DOSE of Reality: The Challenges of Comparing Effectiveness

An ideal paper for your next journal club — “Diuretic Strategies in Patients with Acute Decompensated Heart Failure” — was just published in NEJM, by the NHLBI Heart Failure Clinical Research Network.  In this study (called DOSE), patients hospitalized with heart failure were randomized to receive different diuretic regimens based on dose and mode of […]