congestive heart failure

congestive heart failure

Paper instructions:
1. Describe a patient with congestive heart failure

What questions would you ask as part of your focused assessment?
What history might be associated with the symptom, if any?
What are the known risk factors for this condition?
What physical examination techniques would you use?
What patient education would you give to the patient?
Create a nurse’s note to document your findings.
What history might be associated with the symptom, if any?
Find a journal article about these symptoms.
Create a nurse’s note to document your findings.
Find a journal article about this symptom or condition
Provide references
2. Choose one area of the respiratory system and then select a common complaint (symptom or group of symptoms) patients may have in that area. For example, you may select wheezes, pulmonary congestion, absence of breath sounds on one side, productive cough, and so on. Do not limit yourself to these examples.
What questions would you ask as part of your focused assessment?
What history would be associated with the symptom?
What are the risk factors for this condition?
What physical examination techniques would you use? What patient education would you give the patient?
How would you document this?
Find a journal article about this symptom or condition.