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Are Too Many Heart Failure Patients Getting IV Fluids?

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MONDAY, Feb. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Potentially harmful intravenous (IV) fluids are being given to too many patients with severe heart failure, a new study suggests. As researchers from Yale University explained, heart failure patients in the hospital typically receive drugs called diuretics to prevent excess fluid buildup and …

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