Lasix use in CHF? - page 2
Hello all, I am a new hospice nurse and I have a question about using lasix for CHF once a person is admitted to hospice. I just admitted a pt last night with CHF. She spends most of her time in bed... Read More
Jan 7, '12Here's what you need to remember about CHF and hospice. This comes from a colleague of mine who heard it a conference but it is wonderful. The goal is to have a metabolic death, not a congestive death. Death by dysrrythmia is far preferable to drowning in fluid from flash pulmonary edema. Lasix is a major player in comfort measures at EOL for our patients.