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Med-Surg Lewis 9e Chapter 35
Types of Heart Failure
Unable to Meet Metabolic Needs
Right Heart Failure Assessment
Jugular Venous Distention (JVD)
Left Heart Failure Assessment
Pink Frothy Sputum
Wheezing or Crackles
Dyspnea with Exertion
Weak Peripheral Pulse
S3, S4 Heart Sounds
Heart Failure Interventions
Invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring
Improve Gas Exchange
High Fowler's Position
Drugs and Devices
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
Closely Monitor Patients
Other Meds May Increase Potency
Mechanism of Action
Thick Ascending Limb of Loop of Henle
Ototoxicity from Rapid Injection
Loop Diuretic Education
Acute Renal Failure (ARF)
Notify the provider of weakness, dizziness, or muscle cramping
Increase Potassium Intake
Check BP Daily
Daily Weights and Monitor IandOs
Mechanism of Action
Heart Rate Below 60
Monitor for Toxicity and Visual Changes
Inhibition of Aldosterone
Avoid Potassium Supplements
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