Daily Check for Heart Failure
Daily checks to stay healthy. Weight, medicine, drinking, sodium, being active, swelling, breathing, and energy
– Make sure the patient has a scale at home.
– Write down the patient’s weight every day. (Save it inside the app)
– Weigh the patient each morning at the same time (after urination, before eating/drinking, the same amount of clothing)
– Call the doctor if the patient has gained 2 lbs in a day or 3-5 lbs in a week.
Salt is sodium chloride. It retains water in our bodies. By decreasing salt in your diet, you can help prevent fluid overload and lighten the stress on your heart