High-dose furosemide and small-volume hypertonic saline solution infusion for the treatment of leg edema in advanced cancer patients

Alternate title: 
J2 - J Pain Symptom Manage
Secondary title: 
T2 - Journal of Pain & Symptom Management
Short title: 
High-dose furosemide and small-volume hypertonic saline solution infusion for the treatment of leg edema in advanced cancer patients
Authors: 
Mercadante, Sebastiano
Villari, Patrizia
Ferrera, Patrizia
David, Fabrizio
Intravaia, Giuseppe
Volume: 
37
Start page: 
419-23
Annotations: 
Type D, Priority 5
Date: 
Mar
Year: 
2009
Accession number: 
18790601
Database: 
MEDLINE Cohort
Number: 
M1 - 3
Serial: 
1873-6513
ID: 
12923
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2008.03.019
Notes: 
N1 - Mercadante S Villari P Ferrera P David F Intravaia G
Key words: 
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Diuretics/ad [Administration & Dosage]
*Diuretics/tu [Therapeutic Use]
*Edema/dt [Drug Therapy]
*Edema/et [Etiology]
Edema/pa [Pathology]
Female
Furosemide/ad [Administration & Dosage]
*Furosemide/tu [Therapeutic Use]
Humans
Infusions, Intravenous
Leg/pa [Pathology]
Longitudinal Studies
Male
Middle Aged
*Neoplasms/co [Complications]
Prospective Studies
*Saline Solution, Hypertonic/tu [Therapeutic Use]
0 (Diuretics)
0 (Saline Solution, Hypertonic)
7LXU5N7ZO5 (Furosemide)
Types of evidence: 
Type D
Priorities of Care: 
Priority 5: Plan and do