Left sided vs. Right sided heart failure

Confused about heart failure and which side does what? This video quickly clears up the difference between left sided and right sided heart failure, as well …
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25 Comments

  1. Your explanaition is to the point! thank you. Please think about using a
    thicker line in order to follow your drawings a little bit easier.

  2. hey..tootRN, LLC. i’ve read this q and a… a bit confused though with the
    answer… here it is
    The answer to the question is B. The jugular veins in the neck should be
    assessed for distension. The other parts of the body will be edematous in
    right-sided congestive heart failure, not left-sided; thus, answers A, C,
    and D are incorrect.

    Question:
    The client is admitted with left-sided congestive heart failure. In
    assessing the client for edema, the nurse should check the:

    a. Feet
    b. Neck
    c. Hands
    d. Sacrum 

  3. That was the most fantastic Job I’ve ever heard of this. It was simple to
    follow and understand 

  4. Would you see JVD with a tension pneumo thorax?? Please explain why. 

  5. Thanks a lot. Nice video. Very clear explanation. 

  6. If a patient had right sided failure exclusively, perhaps due to pulmonary
    hypertension (cor pulmonale), without left side involvement, does the fluid
    retention tend to be generalized throughout the body (anasarca) or is it
    more confined to lower legs and abdomen? As I understand it, RHF leads to
    hypervolemia with low perfusion pressure, which sometimes results in extra
    fluid/edema getting trapped within interstitial spaces creating a so-called
    “third space” effect. The patient actually has low effective circulating
    blood volume and is, in a sense, “dehydrated”, despite the extra fluid. I’m
    just wondering if this third-spaced edema is ever generalized everywhere,
    rather than just the legs

  7. Thanks so much! That was very helpful :-).

  8. Wow, that was such a great explanation and I feel like I learned so much
    through your video. I’m so happy to have found you at the beginning of
    this semester. I will share your videos with my classmates and point them
    in your direction. Please keep up the videos! They are so helpful and
    insightful! 

  9. GIRL! You are an amazing tutor! I have mostly watched videos of guys
    teaching, but you are just great and you the way you explain is so
    understanding and easy. Thank you so much :)

  10. Nice Job! I have Restrictive Cardiomyopathy and this gives a clear
    presentation of the symptoms and manifestations..Thanks!!

  11. This is awesome. I was recently diagnosed with LBBB and I wanted to show my
    wife what is actually happening and this video was one of the only ones
    that explained it. This is also why I have been sleeping 10-12 hours a day
    and I am SO tired all the time! Great video keep it up! Thanks

  12. Just started Nursing school this semester, so this was pretty useful to me,
    thanks. :)

  13. Perfect. Much better than my professor explained it, haha!

  14. Thanks nice video.. Helped a lot

  15. very well done thank you so much!!!

  16. This is a wonderful video thank you so much!

  17. I love you :) Thank you for this great video…

  18. This video was so crystal clear! Made so much sense. Thank you. :)

  19. i gave a presentation about the heart after wathching your videos and my
    teacher was quite impressed with me.all thanks to you!!

  20. Thanks! This was great!

  21. You are truly amazing, wow ! Thank you so much :)

  22. can you please explain how the blood pressure is affected in both right and
    left sided heart failure 

  23. Very help full as i have left side heart failure. 

  24. You’re awesome! Thumbs up! Thanks

  25. I sure wish I had found these videos earlier rather than the night before
    my NCLEX…

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