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Title Acute cardiac care : a practical guide for nurses / edited by Angela M. Kucia, Tom Quinn
Published Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010


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Description 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Mechanics of the cardiovascular system -- Regulation of cardiac and vascular function -- Cardiac electrophysiology -- Coronary circulation -- Risk factors for cardiovascular disease -- Populations at risk -- Evidence-based practice -- Ethics of research in acute cardiac care -- Cardiovascular assessment -- Electrocardiogram interpretation -- Cardiac monitoring -- Laboratory tests -- Diagnostic procedures -- Sudden cardiac death -- Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and automated external defibrillation -- Ethical issues in resuscitation -- Pathogenesis of acute coronary syndromes -- Presentations of acute coronary syndromes -- Risk stratification in acute coronary syndromes -- Reducing time to treatment -- Reperfusion strategies -- Adjunct pharmacological agents in acute coronary syndromes -- Arrhythmias -- In-hospital resuscitation -- Acute heart failure -- Convalescence -- Discharge planning and secondary prevention
Summary This publication provides nurses with a comprehensive understanding of the current practice and principles underlying the care and management of acute cardiac conditions
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Nursing.
Heart -- Diseases -- Nursing.
Intensive care nursing.
Heart Diseases -- nursing.
Critical Care.
Author Kucia, Angela M.
Quinn, Tom, 1961-
LC no. 2009006627
ISBN 9781405163613 (paperback: alk. paper)