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Unformatted text preview: was placed and the oximeter is now reading normal oxygen levels. I think I would first perform an echocardiogram on the patient in order to have a picture to see exactly what we are dealing with. Also, before considering surgery of any kind, I would want to try some type of drug treatment for heart failure such as ACE inhibitor drugs or digitalis drugs ....
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course HCA 220 220 taught by Professor Sumpter during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10