Congestive heart failure (CHF)CCongestive heart failure (CHF)Congestive heart failure (CHF)EnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartHeartConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZLinda Fazari, CNS-NP;Jennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC;Jennifer Kilburn, BScN, MN;Carrie Heffernan, RN, MN9.0000000000000062.0000000000000650.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Congestive heart failure is a condition in which the body does not receive adequate supplies of blood from the heart. Learn about the causes and treatment. </p><h2>What is congestive heart failure?</h2> <p>Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a condition in which the heart does not pump as well as it should. This condition can lead to different types of problems, depending on which side of the heart is affected. </p> <p>Common problems caused by CHF include:</p> <ul> <li>The right side of the heart receives blood from the body's veins. If this side is not pumping as well as it should, blood returning to the heart backs up in the veins. When this happens, fluid collects in the body tissues. In babies and children, you may see this fluid as swelling (edema) or puffiness around your child's eyes, hands, feet and belly. </li> <li>The left side of the heart receives blood from the lungs. When the left side is not pumping well, fluid backs up into the lungs. If this happens, you may notice that your child's breathing becomes noisy, difficult and faster. </li> <li>Both sides of the heart can be connected with a hole that allows blood to pass through in an abnormal way. Like problems with the left side of the heart, this can lead to extra fluid in the lungs. This may cause breathing problems. It may also make it harder for your child to feed and gain weight. </li> </ul><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>When the heart cannot pump enough blood through the body, the condition is called congestive heart failure (CHF).</li> <li>Usually, CHF is caused by congenital heart disease. This is a problem with the heart that began before the child was born.</li> <li>If you notice the symptoms of CHF in your child, take your child to see the paediatrician or cardiologist.</li> <li>CHF is usually treated with medicines.</li> </ul><h2>What parents can look for</h2> <p>If CHF develops, you will notice several changes in your child. If you see the signs listed below or are concerned about any changes in your child's usual behaviour, contact your child's paediatrician or cardiologist. </p> <h3>Feeding and eating signs</h3> <ul> <li>more difficulty feeding, eating or drinking than usual </li> <li>poor appetite or vomiting </li> <li>trouble gaining weight </li> <li>falling asleep or feeling tired after small feeds or meals </li> </ul> <h3>Activity signs</h3> <ul> <li>more tired or more irritable than usual </li> <li>less energy than usual </li> </ul> <h3>Body signs</h3> <ul> <li>sweating more than usual, especially around the head </li> <li>breathing that is difficult or faster than usual </li> <li>grey or bluer-than-usual skin, nail beds, hands and feet </li> <li>fewer wet diapers or less urinating </li> <li>bloated stomach </li> <li>hacking, frequent cough </li> <li>cool hands, feet, legs and arms </li> </ul> <p>These signs and symptoms can also be caused by a viral infection. If these symptoms occur, contact your child's doctor for instructions. </p><h2>CHF is usually caused by congenital heart disease</h2> <p>The most common cause of CHF in infants and children is congenital heart disease. Congenital means the problem began before the child was born. </p> <p>Other causes of CHF are:</p> <ul> <li>cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle </li> <li>endocarditis, an infection of the heart valves </li> <li>myocarditis, an infection of the heart muscle </li> </ul> <p>All these conditions cause CHF by weakening the heart muscle.</p><h2>Congestive heart failure is treated with medicine</h2> <p>The most common treatments for CHF are medicines to remove the excess fluid that collects in the lungs or body tissues. These medicines are called diuretics. </p> <p>Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are another type of medication commonly used to manage congestive heart failure. ACE inhibitors work by expanding the blood vessels. This makes it easier for the heart to pump blood throughout the body. </p> <p>If you would like more information about these medicines and how they work, please ask your nurse or cardiologist.</p>
فشل القلب الاحتقانيففشل القلب الاحتقانيCongestive heart failure (CHF)ArabicCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartHeartConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZLinda Fazari, CNS-NP;Jennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC;Jennifer Kilburn, BScN, MN;Carrie Heffernan, RN, MN9.0000000000000062.0000000000000650.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>احصل على معلومات عن فشل القلب الاحتقاني و كيفية علاج فشل القلب. فشل القلب عند الأطفال هي حالة اين لا يحصل فيها الجسم على امدادات كافية من الدم من القلب.</p>
充血性心力衰竭(CHF)充血性心力衰竭(CHF)Congestive heart failure (CHF)ChineseSimplifiedCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartHeartConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZLinda Fazari, CNS-NPJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPCJennifer Kilburn, BScN, MNCarrie Heffernan, RN, MN62.00000000000009.00000000000000650.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z充血性心力衰竭是一种身体没有从心脏得到充足血液供应的疾病。了解原因及治疗。
充血性心力衰竭充血性心力衰竭Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)ChineseTraditionalCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartHeartConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZLinda Fazari, CNS-NPJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPCJennifer Kilburn, BScN, MNCarrie Heffernan, RN, MN62.00000000000009.00000000000000650.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z了解兒童充血性心力衰竭症狀和原因,及時發現並採取有效的充血性心力衰竭治療方式
Insuffisance cardiaque congestive (ICC)IInsuffisance cardiaque congestive (ICC)Congestive heart failure (CHF)FrenchCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartHeartConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZLinda Fazari, CNS-NP;Jennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC;Jennifer Kilburn, BScN, MN;Carrie Heffernan, RN, MN9.0000000000000062.0000000000000650.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>En cas d’insuffisance cardiaque congestive, le corps ne reçoit pas une quantité approprié de sang en provenance du cœur.</p><h2>Qu’est-ce qu’une insuffisance cardiaque congestive?</h2> <p>Une insuffisance cardiaque congestive (ICC) est un état où le cœur ne pompe pas le sang aussi bien qu’il le devrait. Cet état peut entraîner différents types de problèmes, selon le côté du cœur qui est touché.</p> <p>Problèmes courants causés par une ICC :</p> <ul> <li>Le côté droit du cœur reçoit le sang depuis les veines du corps. Si ce côté ne pompe pas aussi bien qu’il le devrait, le sang qui retourne dans cœur s’accumule dans les veines. Il en résulte une accumulation de liquide dans les tissus du corps. Chez les bébés et les enfants, la présence de ce liquide peut causer un gonflement des tissus – appelé œdème – autour des yeux, des mains, des pieds et du ventre de votre enfant.</li> <li>Le côté gauche du cœur reçoit le sang qui provient des poumons. Lorsque le côté gauche ne pompe pas comme il faut, le sang s’accumule jusque dans les poumons. Dans ce cas, la respiration de votre enfant peut devenir bruyante, difficile et plus rapide.</li> <li>Les deux côtés du cœur peuvent être reliés par un trou qui permet au sang de passer de l’un à l’autre de façon anormale. Tout comme dans le cas de problèmes avec le côté gauche, cela peut entraîner une accumulation de liquide dans les poumons. Il peut en résulter des problèmes de respiration ou votre enfant peut avoir du mal à s’alimenter et à prendre du poids.</li> </ul><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Lorsque le cœur ne pompe pas suffisamment de sang dans le corps, cela s’appelle une insuffisance cardiaque congestive (ICC).</li><li>Habituellement, une ICC est causée par une maladie cardiaque congénitale. Il s’agit donc d’un problème cardiaque qui a commencé avant la naissance.</li><li>Si vous constatez des symptômes associés à une ICC chez votre enfant, amenez-le consulter un pédiatre ou un cardiologue.</li><li>Une ICC se traite habituellement par la prise de médicaments.</li></ul><h2>Ce à quoi les parents doivent porter attention</h2> <p>Lorsqu’une ICC se développe, vous constaterez plusieurs changements chez votre enfant. Si vous observez un des signes indiqués ci-dessous ou que certains changements de comportement chez votre enfant vous préoccupent, communiquez avec le pédiatre ou le cardiologue de votre enfant.</p> <h3>Signes associés à l’alimentation</h3> <ul> <li>Votre enfant a plus de difficulté que d’habitude à téter, à manger ou à boire.</li> <li>Il a peu d’appétit ou a des vomissements.</li> <li>Il a de la difficulté à prendre du poids.</li> <li>Il s’endort ou se sent fatigué après de petites tétées ou de petits repas.</li> </ul> <h3>Signes associés à l’activité</h3> <ul> <li>Votre enfant est plus fatigué ou plus irritable que d’habitude.</li> <li>Il a moins d’énergie que d’habitude.</li> </ul> <h3>Signes corporels</h3> <ul> <li>Votre enfant transpire plus que d’habitude, surtout autour de la tête.</li> <li>Sa respiration est difficile ou plus rapide que d’habitude.</li> <li>La couleur de sa peau, du lit de ses ongles, de ses mains et de ses pieds semble plus grise ou bleutée que d’habitude.</li> <li>Il a moins de couches mouillées ou semble uriner moins fréquemment et moins abondamment.</li> <li>Son ventre semble gonflé.</li> <li>Il a une toux quinteuse et fréquente.</li> <li>Ses mains, ses pieds, ses bras et ses jambes sont froids.</li> </ul> <p>Ces signes et symptômes peuvent également provenir d’une infection virale. Si vous constatez ces symptômes chez votre enfant, communiquez avec le médecin de votre enfant pour qu’il vous fasse part de ses instructions. </p><h2>Une ICC résulte habituellement d’une maladie cardiaque congénitale</h2> <p>La cause la plus courante d’ICC chez les nourrissons et les enfants est une maladie cardiaque congénitale. « Congénitale » signifie que le problème a commencé avant la naissance de l’enfant.</p> <p>Autres causes d’une ICC :</p> <ul> <li>une cardiomyopathie, soit une maladie du muscle cardiaque,</li> <li>une endocardite, soit une infection des valvules cardiaques,</li> <li>une myocardite, soit une infection du muscle cardiaque.</li> </ul> <p>Toutes ces situations peuvent causer une ICC en affaiblissant le muscle cardiaque.</p><h2>Une insuffisance cardiaque congestive se traite par des médicaments</h2> <p>Les traitements les plus courants pour une ICC sont à base de médicaments pour retirer l’excès de liquide qui s’accumule dans les poumons ou les tissus du corps. Ces médicaments sont appelés des diurétiques. </p> <p>Les inhibiteurs de l'enzyme de conversion de l’angiotensine (ECA) sont un autre type de médicament couramment utilisé pour contrôler une insuffisance cardiaque congestive. Les inhibiteurs de l’ECA permettent d’élargir les vaisseaux sanguins. Le cœur peut alors pomper plus facilement le sang partout dans le corps.</p> <p>Si vous voulez obtenir plus de renseignements sur ces médicaments et la façon dont ils fonctionnent, veuillez demander à votre infirmière ou au cardiologue.</p>
Insuficiencia cardíaca congestiva (CHF)IInsuficiencia cardíaca congestiva (CHF)Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)SpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZLinda Fazari, CNS-NP Jennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC Jennifer Kilburn, BScN, MN Carrie Heffernan, RN, MN000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Lea sobre los síntomas de la insuficiencia cardíaca congestiva, su causa más común es la cardiopatía congénita. Infórmese sobre las señales y su tratamiento.</p>
இரத்தச் சேர்க்கை இருதய செயலிழப்பு (CHF)இரத்தச் சேர்க்கை இருதய செயலிழப்பு (CHF)Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)TamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZLinda Fazari, CNS-NPJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPCJennifer Kilburn, BScN, MNCarrie Heffernan, RN, MN000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>இரத்தச் சேர்க்கை இருதய செயலிழப்பு நிகழும் போது உடலானது இருதயத்திலிருந்து தேவையான இரத்தத்தை பெறுவதில்லை.</p>
دل کا کام نہ کرناددل کا کام نہ کرناCongestive Heart Failure (CHF)UrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZLinda Fazari, CNS-NPJennifer Russell, MD, FRCPCJennifer Kilburn, BScN, MNCarrie Heffernan, RN, MN62.00000000000009.00000000000000650.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>امتلائی دورہ دل کے وقت جسم کو دل سے حسب ضرورت خون نہیں ملتا ہے۔ امتلائی دورہ دل کی علامات اور علاج کے بارے میں معلومات حاصل کریں۔</p><br>

 

 

Congestive heart failure (CHF)897.000000000000Congestive heart failure (CHF)Congestive heart failure (CHF)CEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartHeartConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-11-06T05:00:00ZLinda Fazari, CNS-NP;Jennifer Russell, MD, FRCPC;Jennifer Kilburn, BScN, MN;Carrie Heffernan, RN, MN9.0000000000000062.0000000000000650.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Congestive heart failure is a condition in which the body does not receive adequate supplies of blood from the heart. Learn about the causes and treatment. </p><h2>What is congestive heart failure?</h2> <p>Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a condition in which the heart does not pump as well as it should. This condition can lead to different types of problems, depending on which side of the heart is affected. </p> <p>Common problems caused by CHF include:</p> <ul> <li>The right side of the heart receives blood from the body's veins. If this side is not pumping as well as it should, blood returning to the heart backs up in the veins. When this happens, fluid collects in the body tissues. In babies and children, you may see this fluid as swelling (edema) or puffiness around your child's eyes, hands, feet and belly. </li> <li>The left side of the heart receives blood from the lungs. When the left side is not pumping well, fluid backs up into the lungs. If this happens, you may notice that your child's breathing becomes noisy, difficult and faster. </li> <li>Both sides of the heart can be connected with a hole that allows blood to pass through in an abnormal way. Like problems with the left side of the heart, this can lead to extra fluid in the lungs. This may cause breathing problems. It may also make it harder for your child to feed and gain weight. </li> </ul><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>When the heart cannot pump enough blood through the body, the condition is called congestive heart failure (CHF).</li> <li>Usually, CHF is caused by congenital heart disease. This is a problem with the heart that began before the child was born.</li> <li>If you notice the symptoms of CHF in your child, take your child to see the paediatrician or cardiologist.</li> <li>CHF is usually treated with medicines.</li> </ul><h2>What parents can look for</h2> <p>If CHF develops, you will notice several changes in your child. If you see the signs listed below or are concerned about any changes in your child's usual behaviour, contact your child's paediatrician or cardiologist. </p> <h3>Feeding and eating signs</h3> <ul> <li>more difficulty feeding, eating or drinking than usual </li> <li>poor appetite or vomiting </li> <li>trouble gaining weight </li> <li>falling asleep or feeling tired after small feeds or meals </li> </ul> <h3>Activity signs</h3> <ul> <li>more tired or more irritable than usual </li> <li>less energy than usual </li> </ul> <h3>Body signs</h3> <ul> <li>sweating more than usual, especially around the head </li> <li>breathing that is difficult or faster than usual </li> <li>grey or bluer-than-usual skin, nail beds, hands and feet </li> <li>fewer wet diapers or less urinating </li> <li>bloated stomach </li> <li>hacking, frequent cough </li> <li>cool hands, feet, legs and arms </li> </ul> <p>These signs and symptoms can also be caused by a viral infection. If these symptoms occur, contact your child's doctor for instructions. </p><h2>CHF is usually caused by congenital heart disease</h2> <p>The most common cause of CHF in infants and children is congenital heart disease. Congenital means the problem began before the child was born. </p> <p>Other causes of CHF are:</p> <ul> <li>cardiomyopathy, a disease of the heart muscle </li> <li>endocarditis, an infection of the heart valves </li> <li>myocarditis, an infection of the heart muscle </li> </ul> <p>All these conditions cause CHF by weakening the heart muscle.</p><h2>Congestive heart failure is treated with medicine</h2> <p>The most common treatments for CHF are medicines to remove the excess fluid that collects in the lungs or body tissues. These medicines are called diuretics. </p> <p>Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are another type of medication commonly used to manage congestive heart failure. ACE inhibitors work by expanding the blood vessels. This makes it easier for the heart to pump blood throughout the body. </p> <p>If you would like more information about these medicines and how they work, please ask your nurse or cardiologist.</p>Congestive heart failure (CHF)

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