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  1. Most common form
    Blood backs up through the left atrium into the pulmonary veins
    Pulmonary congestion and edema
  2. CAD
    Age
    Hypertension
    Obesity
    Cigarette smoking
    Diabetes mellitus
    High cholesterol
    African American descent
  3. HTN
    Cardiomyopathy
    Rheumatic heart disease
    CAD
  4. Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the lungs.
    May be in the interstitial space or alveoli
    Can occur d/t MI or exacerbation of HF
  5. Agitation, restless, anxious
    Pale or cyanotic
    Cold, clammy skin
    Severe dyspnea/suffocation feeling
    Tachypnea
    Pink frothy sputum
    Pulse weak & rapid
    JVD
    Incessant coughing

4 True/False Questions

  1. CHF DiagnosticsCAD
    Age
    Hypertension
    Obesity
    Cigarette smoking
    Diabetes mellitus
    High cholesterol
    African American descent

          

  2. Pharmacologic managementACEI
    ARBs
    Combo: hydralazine/isosorbide dinitrate
    Beta-blockers
    Diuretics
    Digoxin
    Ca++ channel blockers

          

  3. Right sided failureBackward flow to the right atrium and venous circulation
    Results from diseased right ventricle
    Primary cause is left-sided failure

          

  4. Complications of CHFPleural effusion
    Arrhythmias
    Left ventricular thrombus
    Hepatomegaly

          

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