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CHF study


what is the abbreviation for congestive heart failure? CHF
What is edema? too much fluid in the tissues of the body
High blood pressure hypertension
what does CAD stand for? Coronary Artery Disease
what does SOB stand for? shortness of breath
what is a common symptom of congestive heart failure? swelling of feet and ankles
what does ECG (EKG) stand for? electrocardiogram
what device might be recommended for certain patients with heart failure? pacemaker
what is a way to help prevent congestive heart failure? healthy lifestyle changes
During Congestive heart failure, the heart can no longer pump what to the rest of the body? blood
What is Bradycardia? slow heart rate
What term is used to describe a fast heart rate? tachycardia
What is an irregular heart rhythm? arrhythmias
Created by: amadash194