This comprehensive workbook, appropriate for patients enrolled in inpatient or outpatient programs or for use in the doctor's office, is an essential self-care and self-management resource. Supports efforts to help reduce readmissions and improve outcomes for patients with heart failure. Provides how-to guidance, at-a-glance information, notes to family and friends, plus interactive elements that can be targeted and individualized to each patient. A valuable ongoing reference tool with an action plan-oriented approach that includes setting goals, tracking progress, and identifying and overcoming barriers. Emphasizes recognition of escalating symptoms and having a plan for knowing what to do and who to call. Reflects current AHA guidelines.
Daily weight monitoring
Following a low sodium diet
Daily symptom monitoring
Common medications, compliance tips
Coping with depression, emotions
Tips for improving daily living, travel and more
64-page workbook, full-color photography and enhanced anatomical artwork