Acute heart failure and cardiogenic shock: a multidisciplinary practical guidance

Mebazaa A., Tolppanen H., Mueller C., Lassus J., DiSomma S., Baksyte G., ...More

INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE, vol.42, no.2, pp.147-163, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00134-015-4041-5
  • Title of Journal : INTENSIVE CARE MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.147-163


Purpose: Acute heart failure (AHF) causes high burden of mortality, morbidity, and repeated hospitalizations worldwide. This guidance paper describes the tailored treatment approaches of different clinical scenarios of AHF and CS, focusing on the needs of professionals working in intensive care settings.