In Living with Heart Failure Module 1: Identifying the Problem, Beverly Tuomala, BSN, RN, CHFN, Heart Failure Nurse answers these questions and more:
- What is heart failure?
- What causes heart failure?
- How is heart failure diagnosed?
- What does heart failure look like?
- What can be done to improve the transition of care?
Over 5.1 million people currently have heart failure. It is an extremely costly and difficult disease to manage. Once diagnosed someone with heart failure will require lifelong therapy such as medications, diet change and often lifestyle modifications.Living with Heart Failure:
Module 2: Medications and Therapies
Module 3: Sodium/Fluid Restriction
Module 4: Putting it all Together