Pharmville

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Author:
alyn217
ID:
160191
Filename:
Pharmville
Updated:
2012-06-26 18:07:26
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PT4 Heart Failure
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Drugs for Heart Failure
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  1. Heart failure can be due to...
    • Ventricular dysfunction
    • reduced cardiac output
    • insufficient tissue perfusion
    • fluid retention
  2. Cycle of Maladaptive Compensatory Responses in Heart Failure
    • 1) cardiac dilation
    • 2) activation of the sympathetic nervous sytem
    • 3) activation of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system
    • 4) retention of water and increased blood volume.

    Not exactly what the heart needs because its already working too hard.
  3. Treament goals for Heart Failure
    • Releif of pulmonary (lt side failure) and peripheral (rt side failure) congestive symptoms
    • Improvement of functional capacity
    • Improvement in quality of life
    • Prolongation of life expectancy.
  4. Nondrug therpay for heart failure
    • limit salut intake to 2mg/day
    • reduce caloric diet
    • bed rest
    • regular mild exercise
    • avoid alcohol (increases fluid load)
    • avoid excessive fluids (limited to 500-1000mL/day.) want to see more o than i in i/o.
    • Monitor weight daily @ same time of day.

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