Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
A condition caused by the inability of the heart to maintain adequate circulation of blood due to lack of strength or other factors.
More Common Terms
- Depression Depression is a biological illness which may include sadness without any apparent cause, lack of interest, change in appetite and fatigue. Because depression is an illness, a person can't just "snap out of it."
- Registered Nurse (RN) A state-licensed individual who has completed training and passed a specific examination in order to perform nursing services.
- Dialysis Equipment used to clean individual's blood when one or both kidneys are defective or absent, and to remove excess accumulation of drugs or chemicals in the blood.