Congestive Heart Failure Treatment - Nursing Mnemonics. See more: http://www.nursebuff.com/2014/06/nursing-mnemonics/

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In the United States, more than six million people are living with #heartfailure (HF), and more than 600,000 new HF patients are diagnosed each year. Learn about the important facts related to the different types of heart failure.

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I may print this out and give it to the doctors...... Notice albuterol isn't on the list?? Because they all think that's part of treatment

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TRICKY THURSDAY For the treatment of congestive heart failure, think UNLOAD FAST: U sit Upright N Nitro L Lasix O Oxygen A Aminophylline D Digoxin F Fluids- decrease A Afterload - decrease S Sodium - decrease T Tests: dig level, ABG, K+

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cupcakern: CHF treatment. Great mnemonic. Treatment of CHF, in three unforgetable words: A of Acute and Adequate: Ensure adequate perfusion and oxygen delivery to tissues in the acute patients. That is why a combination of vasodilators such as nitroglycerin, diuretics such as furosemide, and possibly non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) are the first things to think of. ACE. First-line therapy for all heart failure patients is angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibition. The…

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Nursing Care Plan for Dehydration, Fluid Volume Deficit, GI Bleed, Hemorrhage, Hypotension, Abdominal Pain

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