Congenital Heart Failure?

Nurses General Nursing

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I have to write a paper on this subject and I am confused about the information that I am finding. Are congestive and congenital the same thing? and what about congenital heart disease, how does that get involved. If someone could help I would appreciate it thanks

Kris

Noney

564 Posts

Specializes in Critical Care.

Congenital means it is a conditon you were born with. It is not the same as congestive. Congestive heart desease is heart failure that leads to congestion.

Noney

sixes

269 Posts

Go back to your books A&P also Your Med Surg

There is also a wealth of info on the web try

http://www.health.discovery.com

Lots of info there

Hope this helps

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