Samples "Heart Failure"

Heart Failure

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Chronic heart failure is a complex condition that contributes to significant challenges, such as hospitalization, disability, and premature death in some patients (Giordano, 2009). Some of the primary causes include coronary artery disease and uncontrolled hypertension, in addition to myocardial infarction, limited functionality of heart valves, arrhythmias, and congenital...

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Heart Attack Cardiac Arrest And The Initiation Of The Cardiac Chain Of Survival

A heart attack refers to when something obstructs the flow of blood to the heart, frequently blockage of an artery, causing that part of the heart to lack oxygen and start dying. On the other hand, cardiac arrest occurs when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops pumping blood (American Red...

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Focused Assessment of the Heart

In terms of chest pain and breathing difficulties, the best approach is to assume that it is heart-related. When performing a focused assessment of the heart, several different elements can be considered and will help to make a formal diagnosis of the patient. The first task is to determine how...

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Heart Disease and Stroke

The advanced practice nurse plays a significant role in the management of heart disease in patients. It is important to evaluate how professionals in this capacity can use evidence-based practice and other resources to improve outcomes for patients; furthermore, advanced practice nurses must accommodate patient care needs in different ways,...

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Hypertension and Heart Disease

High blood pressure and heart disease are two of the main causes of illness and death in the world. The proper medical term for high blood pressure is hypertension. The medical term for heart disease is cardiovascular disease. Hypertension is, by definition, a form of cardiovascular disease. These conditions often...

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Comprehensive Case Study on COPD, Heart Failure, Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus

The patient in this case, a 45-year-old female, represents a very common collection of symptomatology present in society today. Presenting with a 22-year history of smoking, poorly controlled type II diabetes, insufficiently controlled hypertension, and new onset pulmonary findings strongly suggest that the patient has developed a common negative disease...

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Congestive Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy

ulmonary vascular congestion. The reduction in cardiac output is as a result of two mechanisms, that is, diastolic dysfunction and the systolic dysfunction (Butler, 2014). Systolic dysfunction results from ischemic heart disease, high-blood pressure, diseases that lead to valvular heart disorders and idiopathic dilation of cardiomyopathy. Diastolic dysfunction as well...

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Congestive Heart Failure Education

Heart failure is the number one cause of hospitalization among adults over the age of 65 in the United States. More than one million people are hospitalized every year with a primary diagnosis of heart failure. This accounts for more than $17 billion in Medicare expenditures. Even though there have...

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Heart Failure Clinic Resourcing Plan

In hospitals around the world, there is a vital need to staff accordingly in order to increase the efficiency and fulfillment of health care workers. Since working in healthcare can be very stressful, it’s of great importance for workers to be placed in a position that suits factors such as...

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Nursing Lesson Plan: Women’s Heart Health Follow-Up Report

The educational strategy lesson plan was one which incorporated a problem-based learning strategy for women’s heart health. First, I collected information from journals, case studies, and books that was relevant to the goal of the lesson plan. This generated the basic problem-solving approach used in the lesson plan. The key...

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