More ideas from Ashni
Amyloid Planet: Patient Page: Why is AL amyloid bad for hearts?

AL amyloidosis is a disease in which abnormal bone marrow plasma cells secrete light chains (fragments of antibodies) which then coalesce in.

Left Sided HF

Left-sided heart failure occurs when the left ventricle is not pumping blood out of the lungs sufficiently. Because of this blood backs up into the lungs, resulting in pulmonary congestion –> patient develops crackles and dyspnea. Nursing Care: Pt’s.

Images are credited to Nursing

Cardiovascular System Endocrine System Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Imbalances Gastrointestinal System/Nutrition Hematologic System Immune System Musculoskeletal System Nervous System P…