ISBN-10 : 1975106326
ISBN-13 : 978-1975106324
Publisher : LWW; 7th edition (January 4, 2021)
Language: : English
FORMAT: EPUB + CONVERTED PDF
Blue texts are Keyword Links.
Designed for both new and experienced nurses, this is top-level, expert direction on developing care plans, performing assessments, interpreting labs, diagnosis, and more, making this the vital road map to safe, positive cardiac patient outcomes.
Delve into the seasoned expertise of this primary reference for cardiac nursing:
NEW and updated easy-to-read content that reflects the newest developments and best practices in cardiac nursing
NEW chapters include: Women and Heart Disease; Palliative Care in Cardiology; Quality, Economics and Policy in Cardiovascular Care; and Advanced Practice Cardiac Nursing
NEW four-color design aids visual comprehension
Chapter features include: Objectives, Clinical Questions and Key Questions, Key Takeaways, Case-Based Learning, ready-to-reference tables, figures, algorithms, and more
Case Studies in each chapter – assist in developing critical thinking and clinical decision-making
Checklists for basic cardiac care skills – taking accurate blood pressure measurement, developing care plans, patient teaching, and more
Quick-reference tables that emphasize important concepts
Lists the Standards of Cardiovascular Nursing Practice – assessment, diagnosis, outcomes Identification, planning, coordination of care, health promotion, consultation, ethics, and more
Sections offer specific guidance on different aspects of care:
Fundamentals of Cardiac Nursing – includes cardiac anatomy and physiology, systemic and pulmonary circulation and oxygen delivery, regulation of cardiac output and blood pressure
Evaluation of the Heart and Heart Disease – includes history and physical exam, lab studies, radiologic exam, electrocardiography and cardiac rhythm, cardiac stress testing, and more
Risk Assessment and Prevention of Heart Disease – includes psychosocial risk factors, obesity overview, exercise and activity, smoking cessation and effective treatment, hypertension, diabetes and more
Pathophysiology and Management of Heart Disease – includes ischemic heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, valvular heart disease, adult congenital heart disease, cardiac arrhythmias, and more
Expanding the role of the Cardiac Nurse – therapeutic intervention; disease management; global and population health; quality, policy and economics of cardiovascular care; leadership and team-based care
Excellent teaching tool for training new cardiac nurses
About the Clinical Editors
Elizabeth Perpetua, DNP, ACNP-BC, ANP-BC, AACC, is Founder of Empath Health Services LLC and Adjunct Professor for Seattle Pacific University School of Health Sciences and School of Nursing in Seattle, Washington.
Patricia Keegan, DNP, NP-C, AACC, is Director of Strategic and Programmatic Initiatives for Emory Heart and Vascular, and the Lead Nurse Practitioner at the Structural Heart and Valve Center for Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, Georgia. She is also Adjunct Faculty at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University.