The nurse knows that the patient is experiencing left sided heart failure based on which of the following assessments? Select all that apply.


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- Pitting leg edema

- Liver enlargement

- Dyspnea

- Cheyne-stokes respirations

- Pulmonary edema


Left sided heart failure creates a back up of fluids in the lungs (Pulmonic), right sided heart failure causes a back up of fluids in the body (Systemic)


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