Case Study for Chf

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[pic] Submitted by: Balamiento, Janine Mara Beech, Maeci Darang, Jonas Diones, Lyndhon A. Submitted to: Ms. Rosemalyn T. Ronquillo [pic] ❖ Gather medical history findings which will help us to determine the cause of the client’s underlying medical condition. ❖ Illustrate and explore the Anatomy and Physiology of the affected body system. ❖ Explain the Pathophysiology of the disease to help determine its progression. ❖ Understand the importance of the different safety measures and to provide it during contact with the patient. ❖ Provide discharge planning and render health teachings to the client and significant others that will promote continuous self-care. [pic] Is…show more content…
❖ Race African Americans, Native Americans, Mexican Americans, Native Hawaiians and some Asian Americans are at higher risk for developing heart disease. This is due in part to higher occurrences of diabetes, hypertension and obesity in these ethnic groups. ❖ Family History If either or both of your parents have coronary artery disease, your risk for developing CAD is greatly increased. Genetic predisposition to diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure or high cholesterol could also increase your risk for developing CAD. ❖ Personal History Your chances of experiencing coronary problems is increased if you have experienced a cardiac event in the past. Modifiable ❖ Smoking Smoking is the most preventable risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke. Smokers (including cigarette, pipe and cigar smokers) have more than twice the risk of a heart attack than nonsmokers. Nonsmokers who are exposed to constant smoke also have an increased risk. ❖ Total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels Excessive lipids (fatty substances including cholesterol and triglycerides), especially in the form of LDL cholesterol, cause the build-up of fatty deposits within your arteries, reducing or blocking the flow of blood and oxygen to your heart. There’s a sharp increase in the risk for cardiovascular disease when total cholesterol levels are 240 mg/dl and above. ❖ High blood pressure High blood pressure increases the workload of the
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