Ok, so now onto pharmacotherapy.
Last time we talked about signs and symptoms and discussed the Frank-Starling curve. We are going to talk about the agents used in HF and how they affect this curve.
All tagged congestive heart failure
In our last post, we talked about the hemodynamics of HF. We talked about Right and Left HF as well as Systolic and Diastolic HF (now called HFrEF and HFpEF, respectively). Now let’s talk about the Signs and Symptoms of Heart Failure (HF).
Heart Failure (HF) strikes fear in the eyes of most pharmacy students; I think mainly because there are so many drugs and so many moving parts to this. Let’s break it down to basics.