Heart Failure Survival Kit
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The purpose of this booklet is to provide you with information
about congestive heart failure (CHF) also known as heart failure
(HF). The development of heart disease is naturally accompanied
by many fears. Will I die? What about my job? My
family still needs me. What will they do? Can I still
Congestive heart failure is a serious condition, which can carry a serious
prognosis. However modern therapy has greatly reduced the mortality and danger
of CHF and allowed many patients to return to a full and normal life. Learning
about heart failure is the first step and we hope this booklet will be useful
in helping you turn heart failure into heart success.
The table of contents has been provided below as a sample of the
THE HEART: WHAT IT DOES AND HOW IT WORKS
CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE
OTHER SYMPTOMS OF HEART DISEASE
LIFESTYLE MODIFICATIONS IN HF
EXERCISE AND HEART DISEASE
CARDIAC RISK FACTORS
CARDIAC INVESTIGATIONS IN HEART FAILURE
MANAGEMENT OF Heart Failure (CHF) WITH MEDICATIONS
CHF MANAGEMENT CHECKLIST
CHF FOLLOW-UP CHECKLIST
HEART FAILURE EXERCISE Rx
Appendix a: A Simple Approach to Heart Failure
Appendix b: Heart Failure: Dos and Donts
Appendix c: No sodium (2 g / 87 mmol sodium) diet
Appendix d: Potassium replacement diet
Appendix e: How to adjust your diuretic dose
Appendix f: Beta blocker titration protocols
Appendix g: Daily weight ,exercise and edema (swelling) record
Appendix h: Patient Education Tracking Checklist
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