Continuous Furosemide Infusion Superior to Bolus Furosemide in Heart Failure
Continuous furosemide infusion appears to be superior to bolus infusion in patients with acute decompensated heart failure.
Administration of continuous furosemide infusion demonstrates superiority over bolus furosemide in terms of its diuretic and weight loss effects, according to a meta-analysis published in Anaesthesia.
Ng KT, Yap JLL. Continuous infusion vs. intermittent bolus injection of furosemide in acute decompensated heart failure: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials [published online September 22, 2017]. Anaesthesia. doi:10.1111/anae.14038