Scenario: 76-year-old female patient complains of weight gain, shortness of breath, peripheral edema, and abdominal swelling. She has a history of congestive heart failure and admits to not taking her diuretic, as it makes her â€œhave to get up every couple hours to go to the bathroom.â€ She now must sleep on two pillows in order to get enough air.
In your Case Study Analysis related to the scenario provided, explain the following:
A paragraph and at least 3 primary references are needed to support your points (peer-reviewed current articles, classroom textbook)
This is my current textbook:
McCance, K. L. & Huether, S. E. (2019). Pathophysiology: The biologic basis for disease in adults and children (8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby/Elsevier.
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