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CHF

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on 2 July 2013

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Transcript of CHF

60 to
100 bpm
Edema
Left
Ventricle
High Blood
Pressure
Heart Attack
Coronary Artery
Disease
What is
C
ongested
H
eart
F
ailure?
Heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body.

Can occur in both
the left and right ventricle
Main
Causes of CHF
Narrow arteries and
blood vessels cause the
heart to beat harder
CHF can be a result of aging
and life style decisions.
Signs & Symptoms
Symptoms can be chronic or acute in nature
*Dyspnea
*chest pain
*Fatigue
*Endema
*Arrythmia
*Wheezing
*Ascites
*Decresed apetite
*Decreased awareness
Other Causes
*Endocarditis
*Cardiomyopathy
*diabetes
*arrythmia
*hyperthyriodism
*anemia
Treatment
Digoxin
Diuretic
Beta blockers
Coronary bypass surgery
Heart valve repair or replacement
Heart pumps
Heart transplant
CNA Responsibilities
A different kind of care plan
patient
kind
gentle
alert
careful
Prevention
A healthy life style makes for a healthy heart.
Summary
The most critical organ in the body
Increasing the quality of life for every resident in your care
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