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what is a nursing diagnosis for chf?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Edema,sob,weakness: Although, this could be caused by other diseases, CHF is the first thing that should come to your mind if you have a patient with increasing leg edema and shortness of breath and crackles in the lungs with congested neck veins. These patients need prompt medical attention including diuresis, salt and fluid restriction, and work up for the reason for the development of chf.
Answered on Sep 15, 2018
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Do your homework: The site is not designed to be a shortcut to answer your homework. You need to read through your nursing texts, assimilate the information and come up with a list reflecting the jargon of your texts.Anything off the site will not fit your instructors requirements & they will know you took a shortcut.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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Need more info.: Not really enough to go off here. Where is her pain? She may have a pneumonia or indeed heart failure. Pneumonia can be painful whereas hf is not.

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