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Suggest treatment for atrial FIB with incontinent bowels

My 85 year old mother in law was just admitted to Hospice. CHF COPD Atrial FIB. nurse said her heart is thready and has no rhythm. Also adbomen swollen and very short breath. IS it getting close also she has lost 3lbs today and is incontinent of bowels?

Mon, 18 Jan 2016
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hello,
I have gone through your query.Thanks for using HCM.
I need to know exact details of ECG,Echo and other investigations to guide you properly.she may have weak heart due to long standing AFib causing swollen abdomen and quick weight loss may be due to diuretics given to her.
My best wishes
Dr.Rajesh Teli,MD.
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Suggest treatment for atrial FIB with incontinent bowels

hello, I have gone through your query.Thanks for using HCM. I need to know exact details of ECG,Echo and other investigations to guide you properly.she may have weak heart due to long standing AFib causing swollen abdomen and quick weight loss may be due to diuretics given to her. My best wishes Dr.Rajesh Teli,MD.