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Congestive Heart Failure - Common Reasons for CHF

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Congestive heart failure is not a disease; rather it’s a cascade of events and ill-conceived compensatory efforts made by the body in an attempt to maintain an adequate ejection of blood from the left ventricle. The heart is doing its best… but in the long run, it’s making a bad job worse.

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Congestive heart failure is not a disease; rather it is a cascade of events and ill-conceived compensatory efforts made by the body in an attempt to maintain an adequate ejection of blood from the left ventricle. The heart is doing its best… but in the long run, it’s making a bad job worse. So, what’s to blame for this common condition? After all, congestive heart failure was not built in a day. In fact, there are at least 10 diseases and conditions that can lead your patients down the slippery slope to heart failure.

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Andrea Salzman
Andrea Salzman, MS, PT graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Master’s degree in physical therapy in 1992. Over the last two decades, she has held numerous prominent leadership roles in the physical therapy field, with a heavy emphasis on academic writing and administrative functions. Between 1995 and 1998, Salzman served as the Editor-in-Chief of an American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) journal. In 2010, Salzman received one of the highest honors given to a physical therapist from the American Physical Therapy Association, the Judy Cirullo Leadership Award. Between 2012 and the present, Salzman has written 12 physical therapy courses for Care2Learn, Relias Learning and reviewed over 100 other course offerings. Currently, Salzman continues in her writing, leadership and administrative roles at Aquatic Therapy University and 10K Health.
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