heart failure

Heart Failure Hospitalizations Continuous to Drop

In the years ranging from 1998 and 2008, there was a significant drop of hospitalizations linked with heart failure among patients who have Medicare, however, this drop had a lower percentage for black men, based on a research. The research also revealed that one-year mortality ratios have slightly gone done during this time frame, although […]

Nursing Interventions for Heart Failure

Nursing Interventions: Heart Failure Place the patient inn Fowler’s position and give supplemental oxygen, as ordered. Organize all activities to provide maximum rest periods. To prevent deep vein thrombosis due to vascular congestion, assist the patient with range-of-motion exercises. Weigh the patient daily to help detect fluid retention and observe for peripheral edema. Assess the […]