Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Date Written

Summer 7-20-2016

Document Type

Project

Course Number

N5330

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

John Chovan, Jim Cacchillo, Bev Gish

Keywords

Heart failure pathophysiology, heart failure treatment, heart failure classification, heart failure nursing implications

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

Abstract

The purpose of this presentation was to discuss the pathophysiology of heart failure. Topics covered included disease prevalence and common signs and symptoms. The pathophysiology of heart failure is further discussed identifying how heart failure is classified and how each compensatory mechanism of heart failure leads to further disease progression. Implications for nursing care are discussed including goals of treatment, medication regimens, and patient education on disease management.

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Nursing Commons

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