Ronald Chusid, D.O. 1762 E. Oak Ave. Muskegon , MI (231) 773-3258 Site
Medical Problems of Adults
Congestive Heart Failure Self Management Goals
I will limit my salt consumption. This includes avoiding foods which are high in
salt along with not putting extra salt on food.
I will follow a low fat diet.
If I smoke I will try to reduce and ultimately discontinue the amount that I smoke
I will take medications as prescribed. I will attempt to know my medications by name.
If I cannot remember the names and how much of each medication I take I will bring
them with me to my appointments.
I will notify my doctor if I have increased swelling or increased difficulty breathing,
wheezing, or chest pain
I will notify my doctor if I suddenly have to sleep sitting up in a chair, or with
I will weigh myself daily and notify my doctor if I gain three or more pounds over
I will have an influenza vaccine every year and other vaccines such as a Pneumovax