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Author Stewart, Simon.

Title Caring for the heart failure patient : a textbook for the health care professional / edited by Simon Stewart, Debra K. Moser, David R. Thompson
Published London : Martin Dunitz, [2004]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  616.10231 Ste/Cft  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 252 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Heart failure: epidemiological considerations for the new millennium / Simon Stewart, Kate MacIntyre and John J. V. McMurray -- 2. From the individual to the health care system: measuring the burden of heart failure / Simon Stewart and David R. Thompson -- 3. The pathophysiology of acute heart failure / Mary A. Woo -- 4. The pathophysiology of chronic heart failure / Mariann R. Piano -- 5. A new role for primary and secondary prevention in the 21st century: preventing heart failure / David R. Thompson, Karen Smith and Simon Stewart -- 6. Clinical assessment and investigation of patients with suspected heart failure / John Byrne, Andrew P. Davie and John J. V. McMurray -- 7. The management of acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema / John Beltrame and John D. Horowitz -- 8. Pharmacological treatment of chronic heart failure / Robert N. Doughty -- 9. Non-pharmacologic management of heart failure / Debra K. Moser, Terry A. Lennie and Lynn V. Doering -- 10. The role of exercise and activity in the management of heart failure / Cynthia D. Adams -- 11. Caring for the hospitalized heart failure patient / Anna Gawlinski -- 12. Nurse-led management programmes in heart failure / Tiny Jaarsma and Simon Stewart -- 13. Caring for the older person with heart failure / Mark C. Petrie -- 14. Caring for the patient with endstage heart failure / Marjorie Funk and Kimberly Hudson -- 15. Psychosocial aspects of heart failure management / Linda S. Baas and Ginger Conway -- 16. Gender issues in heart failure: meeting the needs of both men and women / Anna Stromberg, Jan Martensson and Bengt Fridlund -- 17. Approaches for patient education / Sandra B. Dunbar, Rosemary Gee and Patricia C. Clark -- 18. Challenges in heart failure care for the 21st century / Susan J. Bennett and Milton L. Pressler
Bibliography Includes bibliographic references and index
Subject Heart failure -- Treatment.
Heart failure -- Nursing.
Author Thompson, D. R. (David R.)
Moser, Debra K.
ISBN 1841840416