Author: Robert M. Bojar
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2011-01-11
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.
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2015-02
***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...
Author: Sandy Watson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Release Date: 2010-10-15
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.
Author: Cardiac Vascular Nursing Exam Prep
Publisher: Trivium LLC
Release Date: 2017-10-16
Genre: Study Aids
Think all Cardiac Vascular Nursing study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. You don't want to waste time - and money! - retaking an exam. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the CVN test but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the CVN test...and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Prep's Cardiac Vascular Nursing study guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the Cardiac Vascular Nursing exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our CVN study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and have fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; Cardiac Vascular Nursing questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package.
Author: Morton J. Kern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2017-05-02
Packed with useful information, The Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, 4th Edition, by Drs. Morton J. Kern, Michael J. Lim, and Paul Sorajja, is the perfect hands-on resource for physicians, nurses, and technicians who need to understand and perform these complex procedures. Easy-to-read text, hundreds of clear images, and narrated videos from Dr. Kern ensure that health care workers at all levels have quick access to easily accessible guidelines on procedures and patient care. Features a wealth of quick-reference tables, and more than 500 images – making this handbook a must-have reference for physicians and staff members in every cath lab. Includes a chapter dedicated to interventional pharmacology. Includes new content on correction of mitral regurgitation with Mitra ClipTM, enhanced coverage of aortic valve stenosis with TAVR, expansion of biodegradable and drug-eluting stents, enhanced descriptions of lesion assessment, chronic total occlusion intervention, and radial access approach to intervention. Covers the latest treatment of mitral valve regurgitation and mitral stenosis, new procedural enhancements for the treatment of aortic valve stenosis, and chronic total occlusion intervention technique updates.
Author: Jean A. Proehl
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2008-03-10
Written by expert emergency nurses across the country, EMERGENCY NURSING PROCEDURES, 4th Edition includes 193 step-by-step emergency procedures, including four new procedures — umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy. Detailed illustrations visually reinforce techniques and clearly show steps to procedures — making this handbook an essential and comprehensive resource for any emergency professional. Includes pediatric and geriatric information, with procedures when appropriate, to help you treat these specialized patient populations. Consistent format and handy, portable size make this handbook ideal for everyday quick reference. Emphasis on research-based practice helps you provide the best care possible according to the latest evidence. Focused on the most essential, practical information, this handbook provides all the information you’ll need on a day-to-day basis. Introduction includes The Joint Commission’s latest patient safety requirements related to emergency procedures. Thoroughly updated content reflects changes in practice to keep you up-to-date on emergency care guidelines. Four procedures have been added: umbilical vessel cannulation, pelvic splinting, peripheral nerve stimulator (twitch monitoring), and methotrexate for ectopic pregnancy. Redesigned index allows for easy access and retrieval of information — perfect for the fast-paced emergency environment.
Author: American Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Publisher: Human Kinetics
Release Date: 2004
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.
Author: Cynthia Rebik Christensen
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2014-06-30
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.
Author: Leslie Davis (MSN.)
Release Date: 2004
Part of the Nursing Secrets Series, Cardiovascular Nursing Secrets is designed to be helpful for both new and experienced nurses in the cardiovascular field. New graduates, novice nurses, or those nurses returning to work in the cardiovascular field will find the book especially helpful in learning the "pearls" or "secrets" of practice. Written in a question & answer format. Section I: Assessment provides a guide to assessment skills, such as history taking and conducting a focused cardiovascular physical exam. Includes common questions that new or experienced nurses may have about history taking and completing a physical exam in a timely manner. "Pearls" of the trade are included regarding heart auscultation. Other aspects of physical assessment, such as hemodynamic monitoring (both invasive and non-invasive) are also included. Section II: Diagnostic Procedures discusses the various types of diagnostic studies that are pertinent to the CV patient population, indications for each, and includes tips on result interpretation. Patient preparation instruction and tips for patient education for each procedure are also addressed. Section III: Symptoms and Disease States includes a discussion on common etiologies of the symptoms or disease states, differential diagnoses, the most common treatments and introduces any controversies therein. Section IV: Therapeutic Options covers some of the major categories of treatment options for CV patients. Includes patient preparation and education tips. Section V: Cardiovascular Pharmacology covers some of the major categories of pharmacological treatment options for CV patients, including indications for use, potential side effects, patient education, and any current controversies in the field of each treatment option. Section VI: Cardiovascular Risk Reduction covers areas of cardiovascular risk reduction that nurses commonly address when conducting assessments, educating for primary/secondary prevention of CV events, and completing patient discharge planning. Common strategies and "pearls" of the trade are given to optimize patient adherence. Section VII: Special Patient Populations covers selected special patient populations that are commonly seen in practice. The unique characteristics of each sub-population in the relationship to CV disease are also briefly reviewed. Includes common questions asked by new and experienced nurses. Section VIII: Current Topics in Cardiology covers issues of family presence during invasive or resuscitative procedures, end of life patient care and genetics as they relate to the cardiovascular patient. Uses an effective 2-color format to provide answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding cardiovascular nursing. Lists 75 "Top Secrets" of cardiovascular nursing in the front matter for quick reference. Features Key Points boxes to emphasize the most important material in the chapter. Provides Internet Resources in each chapter for further studying and reference. Includes a special populations section that covers cardiovascular disease and its effect on the health of women, the elderly, diverse cultures, and those with diabetes. Includes a section on current topics at the end of the book, which includes chapters on family presence during resuscitation, end of life care, and genetics. Designed for both new and experienced nurses in the cardiovascular nursing field.
Author: Brian P. Griffin
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2012-09-26
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.
Author: Kathryn Cadenhead Colgrove
Publisher: F.A. Davis
Release Date: 2016-08-15
Assure your mastery of medical-surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 3rd Edition of this popular resource features over 2,300 questions (including 550 alternate-format questions) that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the latest NCLEX-RN® test plan. They organize the seemingly huge volume of information you must master into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases