2.5. Dyspnea and Heart Failure

  1. Margaret L. Campbell PhD, RN, FPCN
  1. Garrett K. Chan

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch15

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

How to Cite

Chan, G. K. (2012) Dyspnea and Heart Failure, in Case Studies in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (ed M. L. Campbell), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704707.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 9 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958254

Online ISBN: 9781118704707

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Keywords:

  • Congestive heart failure (CHF);
  • Diastolic dysfunction;
  • Dyspnea;
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG);
  • Heart failure (HF);
  • Non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI);
  • Opioids;
  • Pulmonary artery catheter (PAC);
  • Systolic dysfunction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History

  • Physical Examination

  • Diagnostics

  • Clinical Question

  • Discussion

  • Back to Our Case

  • Take Away Points

  • References