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.

Core Curriculum for Vascular Nursing

  • Filename: core-curriculum-for-vascular-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9781451192322
  • Release Date: 2014-06-30
  • Number of pages: 554
  • Author: Cynthia Rebik Christensen
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



An official publication of the Society for Vascular Nursing, the Second Edition of the Core Curriculum for Vascular Nursing provides the core knowledge needed by the novice entering the specialty. It also serves as a manual for the nursing instructor, a study guide for cardiovascular certification, and a reference for the experienced vascular clinician caring for the challenging vascular patient. Topics include the evolution of vascular nursing, vascular assessment and diagnosis, vascular nursing research, and guideline-directed medical, endovascular and surgical therapy for the treatment of carotid artery stenosis, aortic aneurysm, renal artery stenosis, vascular access, venous disease, vascular trauma, amputations, and lymphedema.

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...

AACVPR Cardiac Rehabilitation Resource Manual

  • Filename: aacvpr-cardiac-rehabilitation-resource-manual.
  • ISBN: 0736042695
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 214
  • Author: American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics



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.

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.

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.

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.

ACSM s Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription

  • Filename: acsm-s-resource-manual-for-guidelines-for-exercise-testing-and-prescription.
  • ISBN: 9781609139568
  • Release Date: 2012-12-26
  • Number of pages: 896
  • Author: David P. Swain
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.

Priorities in Critical Care Nursing

  • Filename: priorities-in-critical-care-nursing.
  • ISBN: 9780323320856
  • Release Date: 2015-02-25
  • Number of pages: 664
  • Author: Linda D. Urden
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Ensure you are up to date on all the common and urgent issues in the critical care unit with Priorities in Critical Care Nursing, 7th Edition! With its succinct coverage of all core critical care nursing topics, this evidence-based text is the perfect resource for both practicing nurses and nursing students alike. Using the latest, most authoritative research, this book will help you identify priorities to accurately and effectively manage patient care. Content spans the areas of medication, patient safety, patient education, nursing diagnosis, and collaborative management and much more to equip you for success in all aspects of critical care nursing. This new edition also features new case studies, new QSEN-focused call-out boxes throughout the text, a complete digital glossary, and revised chapter summaries. Evidence-based approach offers the most accurate and timely patient care recommendations based on the latest and most authoritative research, meta-analyses, and systematic reviews available. UNIQUE! Nursing Diagnosis Priorities boxes list the most urgent potential nursing diagnoses, with a page reference to the corresponding Nursing Management Plan. Nursing Management Plans provide a complete care plan for every Priority Diagnosis that includes the diagnosis, definition, defining characteristics, outcome criteria, nursing interventions, and rationales. Case studies with critical thinking questions test your understanding of key concepts and their practical applications. Concept maps help students understand common critical health conditions, including acute coronary syndrome, acute renal failure, ischemic stroke, and shock. Collaborative Management boxes guide you through the management of a wide variety of disorders. Patient Education boxes list the concepts that must be taught to the patient and the family before discharge from the ICU. Priority Medication boxes offer a foundation in the pharmacology used most in critical care. NEW! QSEN Evidence-Based Practice boxes use the PICOT framework to cover a timely topic and the research that underlies current patient care. NEW! TEACH for Nurses manual includes unique case studies, outlines, instructor resources, student resources, answer keys, and more. NEW! PowerPoint slides with unfolding case studies have been updated to include interactive questions and sample handoff information in the ISBARR format for appropriate chapters. NEW! Cultural Competency boxes provide information on basic cultural topics, including what cues to watch for and how to better provide culturally competent care. NEW! QSEN Teamwork and Collaboration boxes offer concise guidelines for effective handoffs, assessments, and communications between nurses and other hospital staff. NEW! QSEN Patient Safety Alert boxes highlight important guidelines and tips to ensure patient safety. NEW! QSEN Internet Resources boxes identify key organizations and websites for both general critical care practice and for each specific body system. NEW! Key points at the end of each chapter offer a quick study tool for students. NEW! More-detailed objectives now include every disorder covered in the chapter. NEW! Digital glossary on the Evolve companion site help to increase students' critical care nursing vocabulary.

Drug Therapy in Nursing

  • Filename: drug-therapy-in-nursing.
  • ISBN: 0781765870
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 1306
  • Author: Diane S. Aschenbrenner
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



This text presents a totally nursing-focused framework for teaching and learning nursing pharmacology, and "places the patient" at the center of all drug administration decisions and considerations. The book presents core drug knowledge using prototypes of different drug classes and emphasizes core patient variables that influence the patient's response to therapy. This thoroughly updated Third Edition covers newly approved drugs, has separate chapters on drugs affecting fungal and viral infections, and includes more pathophysiology information. FDA Black Box warnings have been added to the discussion of each prototype when applicable, and safety alerts have been added to emphasize prevention of common medication errors. A companion Website offers student and instructor ancillaries including NCLEX®-style questions, pathophysiology animations, medication administration videos, and dosage calculation quizzes.

Invasive Cardiology A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel

  • Filename: invasive-cardiology-a-manual-for-cath-lab-personnel.
  • ISBN: 9781449671716
  • Release Date: 2010-10-15
  • Number of pages: 646
  • Author: Sandy Watson
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers



Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel, Third Edition was recently honored with 4 Stars from Doody's Book Review! Completely revised and updated, the Third Edition of Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel, is written specifically for nurses, technologists, and allied health personnel working in the catheterization laboratory. Topics cover all aspects of the catheterization laboratory including cardiovascular anatomy, radiography, angiography, technical duties of the staff, right and left heart catheterization, PCI, invasive ultrasound, valvuloplasty, hemostasis, pediatric interventions, pharmacology, emergency procedures, and many others.

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