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Why is d5w used in people with chf?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sodium content

Most pts in heart failure are volume overloaded and saline has salt in the solution wich can make things worse.

In brief: Sodium content

Most pts in heart failure are volume overloaded and saline has salt in the solution wich can make things worse.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. Mark Milunski
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: D5W and HF

D5w is not used as a specific treatment for heart failure.
It is often used as part of intravenous medication administration in these patients.

In brief: D5W and HF

D5w is not used as a specific treatment for heart failure.
It is often used as part of intravenous medication administration in these patients.
Dr. Mark Milunski
Dr. Mark Milunski
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