CAD stands for Coronary artery disease which also goes by another name atherosclerotic heart disease refers to a heart disease that has its worst effects on the heart's major blood vessels. Patients with CAD demand proper caretaking, Get yourself involved with the finest 24 hours Nursing Services for CAD Care, a personally trained nurse will be allotted for your patient who will ensure their safety round the clock. You can hire a male nurse or a female one for a 12-hour shift as well.
What Is CAD?
Coronary artery disease also known as atherosclerotic heart disease refers to a chronic disease that affects your coronary artery which plays a major role in supplying blood to the heart. Plaque (cholesterol deposits) buildup in the walls of the coronary arteries is considered the main cause of CAD. Plaque buildup tends to get narrower over time resulting in partial or total blockage of the blood flow. Generally, the process is called atherosclerosis.
Overview- A common heart disease, with over 10 million cases in a year studied.
Nature of the disease- Chronic in nature, can last for years or maybe lifelong.
Medical Treatment- Treatment can help but this can’t be cured,
Demand proper medical diagnosis, Lab tests or imaging often required.
Causes of CAD-
CAD or atherosclerotic heart disease begins when fats, cholesterol and other substances get accumulated on the inner walls of the arteries, called atherosclerosis. This buildup is termed plaque. Plaque can make arteries narrow by blocking blood flow. The plaque can also burst, leading to a blood clot and can result in a heart attack.
Besides high cholesterol, the Following can damage to the coronary arteries may be caused:
● High blood pressure.
● Diabetes or insulin resistance.
● Not getting enough Mobility.
● Smoking or tobacco use.
Symptoms of CAD-
The following are the most common visible symptoms of CAD-
● Angina-Chest pain or discomfort.
● nausea (feeling sick to your stomach), or a cold sweat.
● Pain or discomfort in the arms or shoulder.
● Shortness of breath.
Nursing Services at home for CAD care ft. Curodoc Health Care Services.
Nursing services at home for CAD aim to provide health promotion that is directed toward controlling the risk factors for CAD. Hire Male Nurse or a female one who will be there around the patient providing every comfort that will help the patient soothe the pain. The following are the main duties of a nurse toward a patient diagnosed with CAD.
Provide supplemental oxygen as required- patients with CAD face difficulty while breathing, so monitor the need for supplementary oxygen and apply it whenever required.
Monitoring all the necessary vitals- the nurse will ensure a proper check over all the necessary vitals like heart rate, blood pressure, cardiac rhythm, pulse rate, and heart sounds. Apart from this, a nurse will notice and report all the visible changes in the patient’s body appearance.
Administer the medications carefully- A nurse is highly qualified to manage all the medications to be given to a patient, a nurse will even educate the patient and their families about the role and functions of medicines taken.
Nutrition Intake and RT management- If the patient’s ability to feed orally is fine, a nurse will manage the patient’s nutrition intake and encourage the patient to include the things in their meal that will be beneficial for them, if the patient is on Rt feed then a nurse is trained enough to maintain the RT procedure.
Curodoc Healthcare services ft. FAQs
What is the qualification of a nurse you will provide?
Curodoc’s nurse is ANM/GNM/BSC qualified and ICU trained, experienced, and well-versed to manage an emergency.
What tasks are not included in the nursing services?
A nurse will not look after the hygiene part of the patient, will not cook, and will not do any household chores.
How Can I avail the benefits of nursing services?
Dial 8010380380 to Hire Female Nurse or male one at your home, and our expert will get back to you with all the information.