Client handout: Congestive heart failure for dummies
Megan King, VMD, DACVIM (cardiology)
Discussing cardiac disease can be like speaking a different language for your veterinary clients. Put things into terms they can understandthis handout will get you started.
Educating pet owners on the ins and outs of congestive heart failure can be tough. But it's important that clients understand the risks to their pet and learn to recognize the clinical signs of congestive heart failure as early as possible. Here's how I explain it all in general terms, in handout form.