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Nursing the cardiac patient / edited by Melanie Humphreys.

Contributor(s): Humphreys, Melanie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Essential clinical skills for nurses: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 260 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444346121; 1444346121; 9781118785331; 1118785339; 9781444346138; 144434613X.Subject(s): Heart -- Diseases -- Nursing -- Great Britain | Heart -- Diseases -- Patients -- Nursing -- Great BritainAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Nursing the cardiac patient.DDC classification: 616.1/20231 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Acute coronary syndromes in perspective / Melanie Humphreys -- Reducing the risk : primary care initiatives / Melanie Humphreys and Brenda Cottam -- Assessment of the cardiovascular system / Jackie Yonker -- Diagnosing acute coronary syndrome / John McGowan -- Unstable angina / John McGowan -- Non-ST segment elevation infarction / Melanie Humphreys -- ST segment elevation infarction / Claire Rushton -- Therapeutic intervention in acute coronary syndromes / Jan Keenan -- Cardiothoracic care / Debbie Danitsch -- Arrhythmias and their management / Melanie Humphreys and Celia Warlow -- Emergency cardiac care / Melanie Humphreys and Lisa Cooper -- Chronic cardiac conditions and their management / Ian Jones and Ann Dormer -- Cardiac rehabilitation / Tim Grove -- Secondary prevention within the community / Tim Grove -- Ethical issues in cardiac care / Pauline Walsh and Fiona Foxall.
Summary: Nursing the Cardiac Patient is a practical guide that addresses the management of cardiac patients across the spectrum of health care settings. It assists nurses to develop a complete understanding of the current evidence based practice and principles underlying the care and management of the cardiac patient. It combines theoretical and practical components of cardiac care in an accessible and user-friendly format, with case studies and practical examples throughout.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Acute coronary syndromes in perspective / Melanie Humphreys -- Reducing the risk : primary care initiatives / Melanie Humphreys and Brenda Cottam -- Assessment of the cardiovascular system / Jackie Yonker -- Diagnosing acute coronary syndrome / John McGowan -- Unstable angina / John McGowan -- Non-ST segment elevation infarction / Melanie Humphreys -- ST segment elevation infarction / Claire Rushton -- Therapeutic intervention in acute coronary syndromes / Jan Keenan -- Cardiothoracic care / Debbie Danitsch -- Arrhythmias and their management / Melanie Humphreys and Celia Warlow -- Emergency cardiac care / Melanie Humphreys and Lisa Cooper -- Chronic cardiac conditions and their management / Ian Jones and Ann Dormer -- Cardiac rehabilitation / Tim Grove -- Secondary prevention within the community / Tim Grove -- Ethical issues in cardiac care / Pauline Walsh and Fiona Foxall.

Nursing the Cardiac Patient is a practical guide that addresses the management of cardiac patients across the spectrum of health care settings. It assists nurses to develop a complete understanding of the current evidence based practice and principles underlying the care and management of the cardiac patient. It combines theoretical and practical components of cardiac care in an accessible and user-friendly format, with case studies and practical examples throughout.

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Melanie Humphreys is Senior Lecturer in the School of Health at The University of Wolverhampton. She is award leader for the Masters in Nursing Studies and the BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice (Cardiac Care). Within these awards she has a large responsibility for the teaching and application of cardiac specialist practice, research and evidence based practice.

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