ICU Protocols pp 165-171 | Cite as

Acute Heart Failure

  • Rajesh Chawla
  • Rajeeve Kumar Rajput


Heart failure is defined as a pathophysiological state in which heart is unable to pump blood at a rate commensurate with the requirements of the metabolic demand.


Heart Failure Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Chronic Heart Failure Acute Heart Failure Cardiac Tamponade 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of CardiologyIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia

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