Heart failure - discharge

Congestive heart failure - discharge; CHF - discharge; HF - discharge

Heart failure is a condition in which the heart is no longer able to pump oxygen-rich blood to the rest of the body efficiently. When symptoms become severe, a hospital stay may be necessary. This articles discusses what you need to do to take care of yourself when you leave the hospital.

When you Were in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home

Checking Yourself at Home

Diet and Fluids

Taking Your Heart Drugs

Activity

Follow-up

When to Call the Doctor