Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

Warm and wet just sounds weird to me. Not only does it allow the mind to drift to undesirable places, it also isn’t reflective of real practice. Whenever I open a pharmacy-based text or review article regarding acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF), the first section invariably begins to discuss the Forrester Classification.[1] While it’s a useful visual learning tool, the routine dropping of Swan-Ganz catheters is no more. And who knew Frank-Starling is two people! [...]