Category: Acute Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema

CHF patient, can we stop nitro treatment if patient condition improves before max dose?

Question:

With a CHF patient feeling much better after 2-3 nitro spray can we stop the treatment and document like we can with are bronchoconstriction protocol?

Answer:

Yes the treatment may stop before reaching the maximum dose. Nitro SL treatment to your patient is to achieve relief in their symptoms, if the patient condition improves and you choose to discontinue further treatment, document your decision to stop the treatment.

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