7/21/21

Week 4 Discussion Question

  • If you were in charge of the healthcare system, what would you do to improve it?
  • Make a list of at least three things that would make things better and explain why.

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7/21/21

Respond to the following prompts/questions:

One side of the heart usually fails first, depending on the specific cause. 

  • The consequences of heart failure are often referred to as the backup and forward effects.
    • Explain what is generally meant by these terms.
  • Compare and contrast right-sided and left-sided heart failure by describing the following:
    • Cause
    • Backup Effects
    • Forward Effects
    • Manifestations
  • Explain the rationale for the use of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors as a treatment measure in CHF.

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