Salt and Fluid Restriction Is Effective in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure

Henriette Philipson; Inger Ekman; Heléne B. Forslund; Karl Swedberg; Maria Schaufelberger


Eur J Heart Fail. 2013;15(11):1304-1310. 

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Individualized salt and fluid restriction were associated with improvement in a combined endpoint comprising hospitalizations, NYHA class, QoL, thirst, and clinical parameters of fluid retention in patients with CHF. This intervention was designed such that it could be easily implemented in all heart failure clinics.