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Father has severe left sided heart failure (congestive)

My father is 56 years old & has left sided heart failure & heart disease, he has had 5 heart attacks a quadruple bypass, stents too.

He’s cardiologist has performed a echocardiogram and has said its not likely hel be eligible for a pacemaker so they have given him entresto I think its called.

He has lost 10kg in weight in a year.

Whats next? What am i to expect? The nurses explained he could have cardiac arrest (sudden)

Is there any warning signs other than oedema to look for? He has no signs of swelling anywhere hes skin & bone.

Please somebody with a similar experience help me or advise me on how I can help my dad. Im scared im going to loose him & want to keep him as long as we can!
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