CCF Management
  1. People with CCF are treated with diuretics. What is the risk of diuretic treatment other than electrolyte disturbances?
  2. How does an ACE inhibitor benefit those with cardiac failure?
  3. What is the purpose of prescribing spironolactone for those with heart failure?
  4. A patient with CCF is treated with frusemide 80mg OD. What will you do if this patient develops hypokalemia?
  5. When will you initiate treatment with beta blockers when a patient has heart failure?
  6. What is the difference in using beta blockers for treating hypertension and for treating heart failure?
  7. How will you determine approximately the amount of fluids that a person with heart failure can safely drink per day?

  1. When a patient with CCF has metabolic acidosis, what could be the reason?
  2. What do you understand by the phrase "CCF secondary to pneumonia"?
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