While assessing a 65years old man admitted to the hospital for the treatment of left sided CHF.How can the nurse identify an early sign of left sided heart failure?.

A.Low in oxygenation.

B.Dyspnea, lungs vital capacity is reduced when air is displaced by fluid.

C.Tachycardia and confusion.

D. Distended neck veins and increased CVP. Correct answer is B.Identify the key words “early and left side”.Left sided failure signs and symptoms are dyspnea,orthopnea,crackles,tachycardia,diaphoresis,confusion.


Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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