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Heart failure : a clinical nursing handbook / Christopher Nicholson.

By: Nicholson, Christopher, RGN.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Wiley Online Library.Wiley series in nursing: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007Description: 1 online resource (xii, 258 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780470518571; 047051857X; 1281135348; 9781281135346.Subject(s): Congestive heart failure -- Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etcAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Heart failure.DDC classification: 616.1/290231 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Definitions -- Epidemiology -- Causes -- Outcomes -- Physiology -- Clinical assessment -- Investigations -- Treatment exxentials -- Exercise training -- Medicines -- Invasive treatments -- End-stage heart failure -- Policy framework -- Service issues.
Summary: This book provides a complete, easy-to-use handbook for nurses who see patients with heart failure. In recent years heart failure has become a high priority in health care. With more nurses caring for patients with heart failure and making decisions that.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-253) and index.

Definitions -- Epidemiology -- Causes -- Outcomes -- Physiology -- Clinical assessment -- Investigations -- Treatment exxentials -- Exercise training -- Medicines -- Invasive treatments -- End-stage heart failure -- Policy framework -- Service issues.

Print version record.

This book provides a complete, easy-to-use handbook for nurses who see patients with heart failure. In recent years heart failure has become a high priority in health care. With more nurses caring for patients with heart failure and making decisions that.

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Chris Nicholson works as a Heart Failure Specialist Nurse for Central Lancashire PCT where he set up and runs the service. It is a nurse-led, community-based service, with hospital in-reach. The caseload is currently around 350 heart failure patients and the area is a mixed population. Prior to his current job Chris has worked as a nurse and charge nurse on coronary care units in secondary and tertiary cardiac centres and as a Nurse Clinician in Cardiology after having completed his Clinical Masters Degree.

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