Joel Schilling, M.D., Ph.D.
Joel Schilling is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pathology & Immunology,
Section of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation,
Division of Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri.
Within the past 12 months, Dr. Schilling has received grant support from Actelion Pharmaceuticals.
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff, and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.
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Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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Upon completion of this Cyberounds®
, you should be able to:
- List the common presentations of acute decompensated heart failure
- Select and prescribe appropriate diuretics and vasodilators for patients with decompensated heart failure
- Discuss the role of ultrafiltration for volume management in acute decompensated heart failure
- Apply the available options for mechanical support in acute heart failure complicated by cardiogenic shock.