The pharmacotherapy implications of ventricular assist device in the patient with end-stage heart failure
Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 05/10/2012
Von Ruden SAS et al. –These patients require thorough counseling and follow–up with regard to prevention and treatment of infections, appropriate levels of anticoagulation, and maintenance of fluid balance. A basic understanding of this unique therapy can assist pharmacists in attending to the needs of patients with VAD.