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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