CHF EXACERBATION REFERENCE SHEET

CHF EXACERBATION REFERENCE SHEET

Helpful Video on Ejection Fraction

Abbreviations:

BNP: Brain natriuretic peptide (a lab level)

CHF: Congestive heart failure

CXR: Chest X-ray

EF: Ejection fraction (found on echo- how well heart pumps)

I/O: Intake & Output

JVD: Jugular vein distension

K: Potassium

LE: Lower extremity

Tx: Treatment

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