Heart Failure This 5 page paper provides an overview of the problem of heart failure and the impacts for a nurse practitioner.
The inability of the heart to pump with enough force to meet the metabolic demands of the body Canobbio, 23 million people with heart failure worldwide Fuster et al, Synonymous with systolic heart failure Photo retrieved from http: Ordinary physical activity does not cause abnormal fatigue, palpitations or dyspnea Stage B: Stages of CHF cont.
Comfortable at rest, but even mild activity results in fatigue, palpitations or dyspnea Stage D: Fuster et al, Pathophysiology: Pathophysiology Photo retrieved from: Pathophysiology Click to watch movie Movie retrieved from: Wallach, Treatment Acute: Case Study A year-old male presents to arriving paramedics complaining of shortness of breath for the last two days with a past medical history of myocardial infarction.
Over the last several months the patient has had shortness of breath while working out in his yard, and walking up stairs. He has noticed swelling of his lower legs. For the past week he has awaken early in the morning short of breath. The patient has then used several more pillows to sleep in a reclined position.
He has just returned from a family birthday party where he ate a large ham and potato dinner.
During this time he had several beers with his friends and family. Case Study Physical Exam: Respiratory Rate 38 and labored? Distended neck, JVD present. Carotids no bruits noted.
Scattered wheezes throughout, rales bilateral two thirds up lung field. Cough is productive pink and frothy. S3 heart sound present. EKG shows rapid atrial fibrillation no ST elevation noted. Large round, distended bowel sounds present. Case Study Quiz 1. Why is this patient in respiratory distress?
What would be the first line treatment for this patient? What would be the first medication administered to this patient? Case Study Quiz 4. What does the S3 heart sound represent? Upon arrival to the Emergency room which test would be most decisive in diagnosing CHF?
Case Study Quiz Answers: Case Study Quiz Answers 1. This patient is in acute pulmonary edema. This has occurred most likely due to an underlying CHF history. This is not a complete acute event.
This patient shows signs of right sided heart failure swollen ankles and history of disease orthopnea for a week.
Case Study Quiz Answers 2. The first line treatment would be supplemental oxygen. The paramedics would most likely give oxygen via non-rebreather.Congestive heart failure (also called heart failure) is a serious condition in which the heart doesn’t pump blood as efficiently as it should.
Despite its name, heart failure doesn’t mean that the heart has literally failed or is about to stop working. PowerPoint Presentation Service; Exam Revision Service; Samples of Our Work Guarantees; Prices; Case Study On A Patient With Heart Failure. Print Reference this.
Disclaimer: Mr. SB was diagnosed with congestive cardiac failure (CCF) with fluid overload. The patient also suffered from hypertension.
While listening to his heart with a stethoscope, you notice a high-pitched, blowing, systolic murmur, heard best directly under the left nipple. A review of Roger's medical records shows no prior history of a heart . Congestive heart failure (CHF), also simply called heart failure, is a life-threatening condition in which the heart can no longer pump enough blood to meet the metabolic needs of the body.
The very name echoes with the sound of doom. Apr 14, · Clinical case studies in heart failure management. Despite 20 years of study the minimum effective dose of an ACE inhibitor to treat heart Marks GF, Tawa CB, Zoghbi WA, Young JB.
Discontinuation of chronic diuretic therapy in stable congestive heart failure secondary to coronary artery disease or to idiopathic dilated. Power Point Design View our Case Studies Presentation Congestive Heart Failure Case Study Congestive Heart Failure.
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