Ninja Nerd

Drugs for Heart Failure

October 20, 2022 Ninja Nerd Season 1 Episode 34
Ninja Nerd
Drugs for Heart Failure
Show Notes

This week, Rob and Zach will be talking about Drugs for Treating Heart Failure - Let's master this topic together, Ninja Nerds!

We will be discussing the following topics within this episode on Drugs for Heart Failure!

  • Defining Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Pathophysiology of CHF
  • Drug Categories used to Treat Heart Failure:
    • Beta Blockers
    • ACE Inhibitors
    • Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
    • Neprilysin Inhibitors + ARB (Known as ARNi)
    • Hydralazine + Isosorbide Dinitrate
    • Diuretics
    • Ivabradine
    • Positive Inotropes (Digoxin, Dobutamine, Milrinone, Dopamine)
  • NYHA Heart Failure Classification
  • Acute Heart Failure
    • Causes
    • Pathophysiology
    • Complications
    • Treatment

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