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Cardiovascular Nursing Secrets by Leslie Davis
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Part of the "Nursing Secrets Series", "Cardiovascular Nursing Secrets" is designed to be helpful for both new and experienced nurses in the cardiovascular field. New graduates, novice nurses, or those nurses returning to work in the cardiovascular field will find the book especially helpful in learning the pearls or secrets of practice. This book is written in a question and answer format.

Table of Contents

I. Assessment 1. History Taking for the Cardiovascular Client 2. Physical Exam for the Cardiovascular Client 3. Hemodynamic Monitoring II. Diagnostic Procedures 4. Selected Laboratory Procedures 5. Noninvasive Cardiovascular Testing 6. Selected Nuclear Cardiovascular Testing 7. Invasive Cardiovascular Testing III. Symptoms and Disease States 8. Hypertension 9. Acute Coronary Syndromes 10. Myocardial Infarction 11. Heart Failure 12. Presyncope and Syncope 13. Arrhythmias 14. Valvular Heart Disease 15. Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus 16. Congenital Heart Disease 17. Peripheral Vascular Disease 18. Pulmonary Hypertension 19. Shock IV. Therapeutic Options 20. Percutaneous Coronary Interventions 21. Cardiovascular Surgery 22. Temporary Pacing, Cardioversion, and Defibrillation 23. Invasive Treatments for Shock: Ventricular-Assist Devices and Intraaortic Balloon Pump 24. Permanent Pacemakers 25. Implanted Cardioverter Defibrillators 26. Heart Transplantation V. Cardiovascular Pharmacology 27. Thrombolytic Therapy 28. Antiplatelet and Anti-thrombiotic Agents 29. Chronic Anticoagulation 30. Diuretics and Nitrates 31. Beta Blockers and Calcium Channel Blockers 32. ACE-Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers 33. Digoxin and Other Positive Inotropic Agents 34. Antiarrhythmic Agents VI. Cardiovascular Risk Reduction 35. Smoking Cessation 36. Lipid Lowering Strategies 37. Physical Activity 38. Cardiac Rehabilitation 39. Psychosocial Considerations VII. Special Patient Populations 40. Cardiovascular Disease and Women 41. Cardiovascular Disease and the Elderly 42. Cardiovascular Disease and Ethnicity 43. Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes VIII. Current Topics in Cardiology 44. Family Presence during Resuscitation 45. End of Life Care 46. Genetics
Release date Australia
February 27th, 2008
Country of Publication
United States
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