Heart failure: part 1
Anita Skinner Manager, Red House Nursing Home, Kent
A CPD article improved Anita Skinner’s knowledge of the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms of chronic heart failure
The article was the first of a two-part series on chronic heart failure. It examined the physiology of the heart, the causes and types of chronic heart failure, and its signs and symptoms.
Nursing Standard. 32, 28,64-65. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.28.64.s35
This reflective account is based on NS875 Brake R, Jones ID (2017) Chronic heart failure part 1: pathophysiology, signs and symptoms. Nursing Standard. 31, 19, 54-60. rcni.com/chronic-heart-failure