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Heart Failure Pathway - Examination

Examination findings consistent with heart failure:

  • Weight increase
  • Abnormal pulse rate and rhythm
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • Third heart sound or gallop rhythm
  • Presence of heart murmur
  • Cardiomegaly indicated by displaced apex beat
  • Raised JVP
  • Peripheral oedema
  • Resting tachypnoea
  • Basal inspiratory creps
  • Hepatomegaly
  • Reduced arterial oxygen saturation

Last updated : Friday, August 21, 2015
Next review date : Saturday, August 20,2016

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