John Chovan, Jim Cacchillo, Bev Gish
Heart failure pathophysiology, heart failure treatment, heart failure classification, heart failure nursing implications
Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing
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.
Tieu, Amber C., "The Pathophysiology of Heart Failure" (2016). Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship. Paper 165.