Congestive Heart Failure ( CHF) – Nursing Care Plan

Congestive Heart Failure ( CHF) Congestive heart failure (CHF) occurs when the myocardium can not pump effectively enough to meet the body’s needs. Heart failure usually occurs in the damaged left ventricle, however, it may also occur in the right ventricle. In any event, damage to the left ventricle usually occurs first. Signs and Symptoms may include: Fatigue Jugular vein […]

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Congestive Heart Failure Mnemonic

  What is congestive heart failure (CHF)? Heart failure describes the inability or failure of the heart to adequately meet the needs of organs and tissues for oxygen and nutrients. This decrease in cardiac output, the amount of blood that the heart pumps, is not adequate to circulate the blood returning to the heart from the body and lungs, causing […]

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