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Loop Diuretic Sliding Scale (uses daily weights)
Use of loop diuretic such as furosemide for adjunct treatment of CHF symptoms.
Based on weight variation from maintenance weight
Weight gain 1-3 pounds: No change to Diuretic dose
Weight gain 3-5 pounds: Take extra Diuretic dose
Weight gain >5 pounds: Call clinic nurse immediately
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Loop Diuretic Sliding Scale (uses daily weights)
Use of loop diuretic such as furosemide for adjunct treatment of CHF symptoms.
Based on weight variation from maintenance weight
Weight gain 1-3 pounds: No change to Diuretic dose
Weight gain 3-5 pounds: Take extra Diuretic dose
Weight gain >5 pounds: Call clinic nurse immediately
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