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What is Heart Failure?
Loss of ability to pump sufficient blood to meet metabolic needs
Heart Failure is marked by these signs:
Inadequate perfusion
Volume overload
Heart Hypertrophy
Increased HR
Increase BP
What are the drugs used to treat heart failure?
Beta Blockers
Inhibitors of RAAS
Diuretics
Digoxin
What is the action of Inamrinone?
Myocardial contractabillity
Dilation of veins
What drug is similar to Inamrinone?
Milrinone
Inamrinone and Milrinone are ___.
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
What is the action of Isosorbide ditrate?
Selective Dilation of Veins
What is the action of Digoxin?
Increase force of ventricular contraction
Promotes calcium accumulation
What ion can change the effects of digoxin?
Potassium
Digoxin prolongs the life of HF patients.
T or F
False
What is the adverse effect of Digoxin?
Cardiac Dysrhythmias predisposed by Hypokalemia
What is the mechanism of elimination of Digoxin?
Renal Excretion
Stages A HF is the worst symptomatic stage.
T of F
False
Stage A is has only predisposing factors
A-D