Heart failure: part 1
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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

What was the nature of the CPD activity, practice-related feedback and/or event and/or experience in your practice?

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

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