- 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.
Rev. ed. of: Cardiac/vascular nursing review and resource manual. 2nd ed. c2006.
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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.
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.
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.
This one-of-a-kind handbook again provides step-by-step instructions on what to expect, what to avoid, and how to manage complications in the cath lab, with valuable updates on safety requirements, new technology, and new techniques. It takes you through a detailed review of equipment, specific laboratory techniques, and lab safety, as well as the limitations, complications, and medical-surgical implications of cardiac catheterization and angiography findings. The book's portable size make it the preferred pocket reference! Presents clear instructions on what to expect, what to avoid, and how to manage complications. Features a straightforward, easy-to-understand approach and a pocket-sized format that are ideal for reference by practitioners on the go. Covers all of the newest interventional techniques, including the use of drug-coated stents, carotid stenting, and renal stenting. Presents brand-new coverage of vascular closure devices and radial artery catheterization. Features an increased emphasis on congenital heart disease. Incorporates new material on patient preparation, laboratory setup, and the digital lab.
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.
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.
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The classic leading-edge guide to heart surgery in adults-completely updated by leaders in the field In this trusted reference, renowned cardiac surgeon and Harvard professor Dr. Lawrence H. Cohn takes you through all aspects of heart surgery in adults. The text's acclaimed coverage begins with a solid review of cardiac surgery fundamentals, then progresses to optimal perioperative and interoperative care before covering the full range of individual procedures. Inside, you'll find over 1,000 step-by-step illustrations that clarify each procedure, along with important guidance on all of the discipline's fundamental operations and operative techniques. With updated and revised content, the new edition of this forward-thinking, landmark text is undoubtedly the most up-to-date resource of its kind available anywhere. Features: All the latest surgical perspectives and techniques in ischemic and valvular heart disease, disease of great vessels, cardiac arrhythmias, and more Expert authorship by one of the world's most respected cardiac surgeons, with contributions from an internationally recognized group of authors Cutting-edge overview of cardiothoracic transplantations, circulatory support, and nontransplant options for heart failure Brand new, timely chapters on cardiac imaging, minimally invasive procedures, and stem cell therapy Reworked illustration program, featuring newly commissioned two-color drawings, with classic artwork from the previous editions colorized Two-color format throughout the text, which helps you efficiently navigate chapter material, providing quick access to key information
This title is now available under ISBN 9780702031526. The most comprehensive UK Adult Nursing core text, now in its fourth edition, for the next generation of nurses. This best-selling textbook has been fully revised by a team of experienced nurses for nurses focusing on the issues that are important to them. It provides a comprehensive source of the knowledge and skills required for competent, evidence-based nursing practice. High quality nursing care is patient-centred, knowledgeable and based on the best available evidence. This book will help you to achieve that. Printed book plus PageburstT access - you will receive a printed book and access to the complete book content electronically. PageburstT enhances learning by not only bringing world class content to your fingertips but also letting you add to it, annotate it, and categorize it all in a way that suits you. PageburstT frees you to spend more time learning and less time searching.
Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here This is a comprehensive and accessible text on exercise and sport psychology for students on sport science/sport and exercise science degrees. It adopts an integrated, thematic approach and covers all the required theory, concepts and research, accompanied by case studies to illustrate the applied nature of the material being covered. The book is split into two major sections, covering exercise psychology and sport psychology, and each chapter supports students as they progress from clear introductory material to more advanced discussions.
AACVPR Cardiac Rehabilitation Resource Manualis the companion text to Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs. It complements and expands on the guidelines book by providing additional background material on key topics, and it presents new material concerning cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention. AACVPR Cardiac Rehabilitation Resource Manualcombines reference-based data with practical information from the field. It applies current position statements, recommendations, and scientific knowledge from medical and scientific literature to aid in designing and developing safe, effective, and comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation programs. Useful for practitioners as well as students and instructors who are learning and teaching key concepts, AACVPR Cardiac Rehabilitation Resource Manualprovides strong background support to topics addressed in the guidelines, such as risk factors for coronary heart disease, secondary prevention, psychosocial issues, and patients with special considerations. In addition, each chapter opens with a cross-reference box so that readers know where to reference the topic in the guidelines book. In addition to supporting information for the guidelines, the manual contains new information to help round out cardio programs. Topics include the atherosclerotic disease process, cardiovascular and exercise physiology, exercise prescription, and the electrocardiogram. AACVPR Cardiac Rehabilitation Resource Manualis divided into three parts. Part I examines the development and prevention of coronary artery disease, including reduction of risk factors, psychosocial issues and strategies, and contemporary procedures for revascularization. Part II delineates the role of exercise in heart disease, including the exercise and coronary artery disease connection, cardiovascular and exercise physiology, and exercise prescription. Part III focuses on special considerations, including heart disease as it relates to women and to the elderly and considerations for people with diabetes, chronic heart failure, and heart transplants. AACVPR Cardiac Rehabilitation Resource Manualcontains pertinent, detailed information on the topics involved in contemporary cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease. Teamed with Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs, the book provides professionals and students with the full range of guidelines and background materials needed for teaching and understanding the key issues in cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention.