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
1Jan 7, '12 by AlvindudleyHere'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.