Learning how to track your weight is an important skill to manage your heart failure. The skill itself is easy to learn but requires that steps are taken in a certain order to get the best information. This video demonstrates how to check and track your weight and what to do if you are worried about your numbers.
Section 1: Self-Management Skills: How to Take Your Daily Dry Weight
Why Is Monitoring Your Weight Important?
What Is Dry Weight?
How To Keep Track Of Your Daily Weight
Maintaining Your Dry Weight
Laurel Koss MS, OTR/L, attended the University of Pittsburgh and completed her Occupational Therapy degree from Duquesne University. With over 21 years in clinical occupational therapy settings, Laurel has experience in skilled nursing facilities, outpatient orthopedic and neurology, long term care, rehab, and acute care. She also has extensive training and experience in upper extremity amputee care, orthotics and prosthetics, and research and development. Laurel has been an adjunct professor for Saint Petersburg College and Nova Southeastern University, Tampa campus and is currently the lead occupational therapy writer for the Rehab team with Relias. Disclosure: Laurel Koss, MS, OTR/L has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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