Cardiac Vascular Nursing

  • Filename: cardiac-vascular-nursing.
  • ISBN: 1935213075
  • Release Date: 2010-01
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: Linda S. Baas
  • Publisher: Amer Nurses Assn



Rev. ed. of: Cardiac/vascular nursing review and resource manual. 2nd ed. c2006.

Manual of Cardiovascular Medicine

  • Filename: manual-of-cardiovascular-medicine.
  • ISBN: 9781451182071
  • Release Date: 2012-09-26
  • Number of pages: 1192
  • Author: Brian P. Griffin
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Inside the Fourth Edition of the Manual of Cardiovascular Medicine, you’ll find practical and effective approaches to common clinical syndromes—including clear guidance on administration of commonly prescribed medications and descriptions of proven therapeutic procedures. This best selling manuals’s concise outline format and colorful design make essential facts easy to find. An ideal reference for the resident, fellow, practicing cardiologist, or nurse-practitioner treating patients with cardiovascular disease.

Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery

  • Filename: manual-of-perioperative-care-in-adult-cardiac-surgery.
  • ISBN: 9781444348248
  • Release Date: 2011-08-02
  • Number of pages: 832
  • Author: Robert M. Bojar
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



The fifth edition of Bojar's Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery remains the gold standard for management of adult patients undergoing cardiac surgery. The easily referenced outline format allows health practitioners of all levels to understand and apply basic concepts to patient care--perfect for cardiothoracic and general surgery residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, cardiologists, medical students, and critical care nurses involved in the care of both routine and complex cardiac surgery patients. This comprehensive guide features: Detailed presentation addressing all aspects of perioperative care for adult cardiac surgery patients Outline format allowing quick access to information Chronological approach to patient care starting with diagnostic tests then covering preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care issues Additional chapters discuss bleeding, the respiratory, cardiac, and renal subsystems as well as aspects of care specific to recovery on the postoperative floor Updated references, information on new drug indications and new evidence to support various treatment/management options. Practical and accessible, this new edition of Manual of Perioperative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery is the essential reference guide to cardiac surgical patient care.

Cardiac Vascular Nurse Exam Secrets Study Guide

  • Filename: cardiac-vascular-nurse-exam-secrets-study-guide.
  • ISBN: 1609712390
  • Release Date: 2014-03-31
  • Number of pages: 230
  • Author: Mometrix Media
  • Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc



***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Cardiac/Vascular Nurse Exam Secrets helps you ace the Cardiac/Vascular Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Cardiac/Vascular Nurse Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Cardiac/Vascular Nurse Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Cardiac/Vascular Nurse Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Myocarditis, Portal Hypertension, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, AICDs, Emotional Responses, Fat Embolus, Hypertension Management, Endocarditis, Cardiomyopathies, Emergency Situations, Comorbidities, Pharmacology, Heart Failure, Calcium Channel-Blocking Agents, Nitrates, Sympathomimetic Agents, Myocardial Infarction, Case Management, Stroke, CABG, Lipid Management, Acute Renal Failure, Hypovolemic Shock, Nutrition, ABG Interpretation, Cardiac Tamponade, Fluid Balance, Valve Replacement, Aortic Stenosis, Acute Arterial Occlusion, and much more...

Cardiac Catheterization Handbook

  • Filename: cardiac-catheterization-handbook.
  • ISBN: 9780323341554
  • Release Date: 2015-06-01
  • Number of pages: 431
  • Author: Morton J. Kern
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



This unique, easy-to-access handbook returns with enhanced coverage and clear instructions on what to expect, what to avoid, and how to manage complications in the cath lab. Ideal for cardiologists who need a quick clinical primer on cardiac catheterization, it offers easy access to information on the latest diagnostic and treatment advances necessary for optimal patient care. Straightforward, easy-to-understand approach for an ideal reference on the go. Covers vascular closure devices, radial artery catheterization, congenital heart disease, and drug-coated, carotid, and renal stenting. Focused update covers treatment protocols for every procedure you'll encounter, as well as the latest knowledge and clinical trials regarding recent scientific breakthroughs. Highlights the newest catheterization techniques, including new-generation stents, guidance devices, and closure devices, to ensure you're completely up to date. Discusses the management of common patient problems, focusing on cautions and outcomes to help you make informed decisions. Includes discussions on structural heart disease and new developments in heart valve disease. Brand-new illustrations – 40 in total – enhance your visual understanding of the material. Medicine eBook is accessible on a variety of devices.

Care of People with Diabetes

  • Filename: care-of-people-with-diabetes.
  • ISBN: 9781118699188
  • Release Date: 2013-09-03
  • Number of pages: 608
  • Author: Trisha Dunning
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Care of People with Diabetes is an essential guide to the care and management of people with diabetes mellitus, with particular emphasis on the acute care setting. Written by an experienced clinical nurse specialist with extensive knowledge of evidence-based diabetes care, this fully updated fourth edition serves as an essential companion to clinical practice for nurses and healthcare professionals. People with diabetes experience a high symptom and self-care burden associated with managing their condition, and require appropriate support, advice and regular monitoring. Similarly, health professionals need to maintain and keep up-to-date with an ever-increasing body of knowledge in order to help people with diabetes incorporate new research into their self-care. Care of People with Diabetes provides an extensive overview of the knowledge base all health professionals require to work effectively with people with diabetes. Special features: Comprehensive clinical manual on an ever-more prevalent condition, written to meet the needs of nurses and healthcare professionals Includes new material on evaluating education programmes, cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, diabetes and sleep apnoea, and end-of-life care Provides key evidence for best practice Includes protocols for consistent care and improving patient outcomes

Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs

  • Filename: guidelines-for-cardiac-rehabilitation-and-secondary-prevention-programs.
  • ISBN: 0736048642
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 280
  • Author: American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics



Keeping pace with rapid changes in the field, the fourth edition of Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programshas been completely revised, including a new chapter on nutrition and plant-based diets as a treatment option in cardiac rehabilitation. This definitive book provides the most current models for designing and updating rehabilitation programs for patients and preventing a second episode. You'll find the latest information on changes in lifestyle behaviors and reduction of risk factors for disease progression and necessary information for softening the impact of cardiovascular disease on quality of life, morbidity, and mortality. Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs, Fourth Edition,addresses the cost effectiveness of interventions that educate and motivate patients to assume personal responsibility for long-term disease prevention. It presnets a model for managing the disease through education, risk factor intervention, exercise, and symptom recognition, plus a management model that covers related chronic diseases including diabetes, asthma, osteoporosis, and cancer. Special features of the text include the following: - Chapter objectives to help readers quickly assess the topics covered and identify the most important points - Boxed guidelines in each chapter covering current issues and providing hints and methods to implement treatment programs and help patients stay on track - 24 appendixes with questionnaires, charts, consent forms, protocols, records, checklists, and logs you can use when creating or assessing programs Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs, Fourth Edition,was developed by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and parallels federal guidelines for cardiac rehabilitation programs. This book is the definitive resource for developing inpatient and outpatient cardiac rehabilitation programs.

All In One Nursing Care Planning Resource

  • Filename: all-in-one-nursing-care-planning-resource.
  • ISBN: 9780323262866
  • Release Date: 2015-02-02
  • Number of pages: 816
  • Author: Pamela L. Swearingen
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Features nursing care plans for all four core clinical areas. This unique presentation makes this a must-have care plans book for nursing students.

Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs 5th Edition

  • Filename: guidelines-for-cardiac-rehabilitation-and-secondary-prevention-programs-5th-edition.
  • ISBN: 9781450466257
  • Release Date: 2013-08-02
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR)
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics



Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs, Fifth Edition, covers the entire scope of practice for cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention (CR/SP) programs. This text was developed by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and parallels federal guidelines for cardiac rehabilitation programs. It contains information on promoting positive lifestyle behavior patterns, reducing risk factors for disease progression, and lessening the impact of cardiovascular disease on quality of life, morbidity, and mortality.

Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Easy

  • Filename: cardiovascular-care-made-incredibly-easy.
  • ISBN: 0781788242
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 346
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



A handy reference for those entering or needing a refresher in cardiovascular nursing care.

Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs

  • Filename: guidelines-for-pulmonary-rehabilitation-programs.
  • ISBN: 9780736096539
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 184
  • Author: American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics



Presents the best clinical practice for pulmonary rehabilitation based on current scientific evidence and expert opinion.

The ICU Book

  • Filename: the-icu-book.
  • ISBN: 078174802X
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 1065
  • Author: Paul L. Marino
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This best-selling resource provides a general overview and basic information for all adult intensive care units. The material is presented in a brief and quick-access format which allows for topic and exam review. It provides enough detailed and specific information to address most all questions and problems that arise in the ICU. Emphasis on fundamental principles in the text should prove useful for patient care outside the ICU as well. New chapters in this edition include hyperthermia and hypothermia syndromes; infection control in the ICU; and severe airflow obstruction. Sections have been reorganized and consolidated when appropriate to reinforce concepts. Purchase The ICU Book, Third Edition and visit TheICUBook.com, which gives you free access to links from references to PubMed, updated regularly; and a directory of Websites handpicked by Dr. Marino.

Cardiac Nursing

  • Filename: cardiac-nursing.
  • ISBN: 078174718X
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 1030
  • Author: Susan L. Woods
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Now thoroughly updated with current, evidence-based material, Cardiac Nursing is recognized as "The Red Reference Book" for nurses caring for patients who have, or are at risk for developing, cardiac diseases. Organized within the framework of the nursing process, this comprehensive clinical reference provides complete information on the assessment, pathophysiology, management, and prevention of heart diseases and details the rationale and evidence for interventions. This edition has seven brand-new chapters on inflammation, atherosclerosis, genetics, heart rate variability, complementary and alternative medicine, disease management models, and nuclear and other scans. Boxes of evidence-based content have been added within chapters where appropriate.

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