Quiz & Evaluation (VSD: Effects, Assessment and Treatment) © RnCeus
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The shunting of blood from the right side to the left side of the heart is an early occurrence with VSD.
A large defect between the ventricles allows recirculation of oxygenated blood through the lungs and lung vessels.
Additional signs of CHF in the young child can include failure to gain weight, difficulty feeding, and edema that appears first around the face and eyes, and also appears in the hands and feet.
The purpose for diuretics such as Lasix (furosemide) in CHF is to promote excretion of excess fluid, and therefore decrease the workload for the pulmonary system. A side effect of lasix is electrolyte imbalance.
With VSD, X-rays, ECGs, echocardiograms, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) primarily indicate enlargement of the left side of the heart.
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