Heart Failure

by Joseph Alpert, MD

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    About the Lecture

    The lecture Heart Failure by Joseph Alpert, MD is from the course Introduction to Cardiac Diseases. It contains the following chapters:

    • Definition
    • Pathophysiology
    • Types of Heart Failure
    • Causes and Symptoms
    • Testing on patients and Therapy

    Included Quiz Questions

    1. Nuclear heart scan
    2. Chest X-ray
    3. Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    4. Echocardiogram
    5. Measure of jugular venous distention
    1. Anti-platelet (i.g. Aspirin)
    2. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI)
    3. Beta blocker
    4. Diuretic
    5. Statin
    1. Resting pulmonary capacity (Tidal Volume)
    2. Renin-angiotensin system
    3. Sympathetic nervous system
    4. Pituitary anti-diuretic hormone
    5. Aldosterone

    Author of lecture Heart Failure

     Joseph Alpert, MD

    Joseph Alpert, MD

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    i am happy, because now i know what is heart failure.
    By diyari o. on 27. February 2017 for Heart Failure

    thanks for sir prof joseph, in fact, this your lecture very very benefit in order to you explain well.

    Thank you dr Joseph
    By Malak M. on 14. February 2017 for Heart Failure

    Thank you dr Joseph , I got a lot from this lecture , thank you ()

    Very Informative
    By Grace S. on 03. December 2016 for Heart Failure

    The lecture was informative and explained well. I am a sonographer and I would recommend other sonographers.

    Very informative …
    By Linda s. on 23. May 2016 for Heart Failure

    Very informative, update info

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