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What is the treatment and what are the chances of survival from CHF ?

I understand that an elderly patient suffering from CHF would need to receive blood at a slow rate to prevent ? what happens if to much is given to soon and overload does occur ? what is the treatment and what are the chances of survival ?
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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People with CHF do require to get blood at a slower rate, but if the doctor knows they have CHF, they usually write an order to give Lasix after so many bags of blood. So if patient were to get 4 units (bags) of blood the doctor would write to give the blood and then give 40mg of Lasix after the second unit of blood.
Answered: Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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