Does Evidence Drive Fluid Volume Restriction in Chronic Heart Failure?

Robin Miller, Nathaniel Thornton

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Abstract

Chronic heart failure is a chronic condition that is associated with increased health care expenditures and high rates of morbidity and mortality. Mainstay in heart failure management has been the prescription of a fluid restriction. The purpose of this article is to review the available evidence for fluid restriction in chronic heart failure patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-267
Number of pages7
JournalNursing Clinics of North America
Volume52
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2017

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Keywords

  • Adherence
  • Fluid restriction
  • Heart failure
  • Thirst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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