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Monday, November 27, 2017

Sepsis, Diastolic Dysfunction & Hypernatremia

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PulmCCM - November 26, 2017 - By Jon-Emile S. Kenny
..."Diastolic dysfunction complicated by clinical heart failure is a complex interplay between the heart and the vascular system. One may be tempted to be more liberal with intravenous fluids in patients with diastolic dysfunction – with fear allayed by the words ‘preserved ejection fraction.’ However, patients with this form of heart failure are just as insulted by excessive salt and water as their counterparts with reduced ejection fraction..."