• Brain Natriuretic Peptide Levels for Ruling Out Heart Failure 

    Cullan, Allison; Grover, Michael; Hitchcock, Kristin (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2011-06)
    A BNP level less than 100 pg per mL (100 ng per L) can rule out heart failure. (Strength of Recommendation [SOR]: A, based on meta-analyses.) BNP levels should be used when the pretest probability of heart failure based ...