Congestive Heart Failure (CHF): The Treatment Plan

764 WordsJul 19, 20134 Pages
Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a situation where the heart is not able to pump adequate blood to the other organs of the body. Causes of CHF are coronary artery disease, past myocardial infarction, hypertension, heart valve disease, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart defects, endocarditis and myocarditis (American heart association, 2013) .In the case scenario of Mr. P 76 year old man comes with the history of cardiomyopathy and CHF and in the past repeatedly admitted for the management of CHF symptoms. This essay discusses about approach to care, treatment plan, patient and family education and teaching plan that is given to Mr.P. Approach of Care In this given case scenario, Mr.P not only has medical problem he also has some…show more content…
Supplicate with list foods which need to be avoided with pictures and information’s so that it helps the patient to avoid eating and shopping those food items. Provide information if necessary help the patient to join social support groups and cardiac rehabilitation for further management of the disease (paul,2008). Frequent phone calls are made to the patient as a reminder for follow up medical check ups. Conclusion HF is progressively more general situation that results in substantial morbidity, mortality, and use of medical resources, particularly amongst elder Americans (American heart association, 2010). Education plays a key role in preventing frequent readmissions to the hospital. More over adequate knowledge about the disease and social support will improve the living status. It is extremely vital for clients to comprehend and distinguish the alterations in their capacity to uphold standard performance and acquire health care support with any deterioration symptoms. Being submissive with treatment plan and diet are the main features of successful management of
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