Post heart attack care?
She had HA , angiogram shows two arteries 95% blocked , third is 50% .. advised angioplasty or CABG. as Patient was aged and frail , we decided to wait , stabilised after 4days in icu , brought home . as advised we are ensuring she should not take more than 1.25litres water/liquids.. to keep her lungs clear of fluid , and keep BP in control at 96/55 ... only 1.5 tea spoons of oil per day in her food. , moinitor sugar levels and give sugar drink if drops below 60 . ..we have been doing this religiously . ... quite a delicate balancing act to perform between food , water , beverages , insulin & recommended medication . But every moment is tension filled , when she has symptoms of of chest pain/ breathing difficulty/sweating/lowbp / low sugar. Considering her weak body and age , Need to understand risks vs benefits of doing any surgery or angioplasty ?
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Its a delicate situation. Considering the comorbidities operating is a bit risky.
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