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Was wondering in the setting of a patient that comes into the ER with signs of CHF exacerbation would next best step in management be oxygen or loops? Or are these equally valid as the best initial management?
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I would say prop up the patient and give oxygen as the first step in the management of acute pulmonary edema. Lasix, nitrates and morphine are essential as well and should be administered right away.
I doubt there will be a question like this though. If anything, all four will be mentioned together as one option.
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yes ,all 4 will be present in 1 option....coz all of them are necessary---MOND protocol
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