Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question:
Do you routinely provide patients with heart failure written discharge instructions about weight monitoring and what to do if symptoms worsen?
A key component of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign is delivering reliable, evidence-based care for patients with heart failure. This includes discharge instructions on activity level, diet, medications, follow-up appointments, and weight monitoring, as well as what to do if symptoms worsen.
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