Intermittent nesiritide therapy in outpatients with chronic heart failure

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dc.contributor.author Sheikh-Taha, Marwan
dc.date.accessioned 2016-06-02T11:05:33Z
dc.date.available 2016-06-02T11:05:33Z
dc.date.copyright 2005 en_US
dc.date.issued 2016-06-02
dc.identifier.issn 1079-2082 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/3932
dc.description.abstract Heart failure (HF) continues to be a significant health problem in the United States. Nearly 550,000 people are diagnosed annually with this condition, and HF is responsible for over 1 million hospitalizations per year.1,2 Despite advances in pharmacologic therapy, a small percentage of patients with severe HF remain refractory to maximum medical therapy. In addition, these patients have high mortality rates, a poor quality of life, and frequent hospitalizations with elevated health care costs. For this subset of patients, some centers in the United States continue to use periodic ino-tropic therapy on an inpatient or outpatient basis under the rationale of reducing symptoms, hospitalizations, and medical costs, even at the risk of increased mortality. Nesiritide, a human B-type natriuretic peptide, is the first of a new class of agents for the treatment of decompensated HF. In... en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Intermittent nesiritide therapy in outpatients with chronic heart failure en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOP en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199410150 en_US
dc.author.department Pharmacy Practice Department en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy en_US
dc.journal.volume 62 en_US
dc.journal.issue 2 en_US
dc.article.pages 196-198 en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1093/ajhp/62.2.196 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Sheikh-Taha, M. (2005). Intermittent nesiritide therapy in outpatients with chronic heart failure. American journal of health-system pharmacy: AJHP: official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, 62(2), 196-198. en_US
dc.author.email marwan.taha@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://academic.oup.com/ajhp/article-abstract/62/2/196/5135612 en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8037-1201 en_US

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