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What is the nursing intervention of chf?

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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Several

Low salt diet, daily weight and report rapid gain, report atrial fib or increasing sob, report increasing peripheral edema, tachycardia, change in bp.

In brief: Several

Low salt diet, daily weight and report rapid gain, report atrial fib or increasing sob, report increasing peripheral edema, tachycardia, change in bp.
Dr. Ron Jones
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Daily weight

Daily weights and report to physician if a few pounds of increase are noted.
Also, counsel regarding need for low salt intake and control oral liquids to less than 6 cups daily. If weight decreases then it is time to hold a dose or more of lasix (furosemide).

In brief: Daily weight

Daily weights and report to physician if a few pounds of increase are noted.
Also, counsel regarding need for low salt intake and control oral liquids to less than 6 cups daily. If weight decreases then it is time to hold a dose or more of lasix (furosemide).
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Refer to course matl

This sounds like homework from a nursing class.
For you to complete your assignment you will need to read and word your answers to reflect the wording within the teaching syllabus, not the general answers we might dream up.

In brief: Refer to course matl

This sounds like homework from a nursing class.
For you to complete your assignment you will need to read and word your answers to reflect the wording within the teaching syllabus, not the general answers we might dream up.
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Dr. Shahruq Sarela
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Chf

CHF is usually manage with IV Lasix followed by oral Lasix to offload the heart by reducing preload and getting fluid out of the body.
One should get an echocardiogram to evaluate if it's systolic or diastolic or a combination of both leading to the heart failure and optimize a heart with medications such as Coreg lisinopril, Lipitor, (atorvastatin) aspirin.

In brief: Chf

CHF is usually manage with IV Lasix followed by oral Lasix to offload the heart by reducing preload and getting fluid out of the body.
One should get an echocardiogram to evaluate if it's systolic or diastolic or a combination of both leading to the heart failure and optimize a heart with medications such as Coreg lisinopril, Lipitor, (atorvastatin) aspirin.
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