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Title Core curriculum for vascular nursing / [edited by] Cynthia Rebik Christensen, Patricia A. Lewis
Edition 2nd ed
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health ; [Salem, Mass.?] : Society for Vascular Nursing, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (xi, 560 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents 1. The evolution of vascular nursing -- 2. Vascular nursing research and evidence-based practice -- 3. Anatomy and physiology of the vascular system -- 4. Peripheral vascular assessment -- 5. Vascular diagnostic studies -- 6. Medications used in patients with peripheral vascular disease -- 7. Teaching and learning principles -- 8. Vascular medicine and rehabilitation -- 9. Lower extremity arterial disease -- 10. Upper extremity arterial occlusive disease -- 11. Cerebrovascular vascular disease -- 12. Mesenteric ischemia -- 13. Aneurysmal disease -- 14. Renovascular disease and ischemic nephropathy -- 15. Vascular access -- 16. Buerger's disease (Thromboangitis Obliterans) -- 17. Raynaud's phenomenon -- 18. Thoracic outlet syndrome -- 19. Superficial thrombophlebitis and deep vein thrombosis -- 20. Pulmonary embolism -- 21. Chronic venous disease and venous ulcers -- 22. Diabetic foot management -- 23. Lymphedema -- 24. Vascular Trauma -- 25. Amputation
Summary The official publication of the Society for Vascular Nursing, the newly updatedCore Curriculum for Vascular Nursingprovides core vascular nursing information essential to new and experienced practitioners alike. Presented in a quick-reference outline, the evidence-based content addresses a wide range of vascular conditions, as well as diagnostics, vascular anatomy, surgical interventions, medications, and patient education. Whether you are prepping for the certification exam, involved in continuing education, or treating a challenging patient condition, this is an unbeatable resource. New content on new technology and recent advances in vascular nursing. New content on ischemic nephropathy. Read-at-a-glance outline format, illustrated with numerous tables and charts. Coverage of topics including: the evolution of vascular nursing; vascular assessment and diagnosis; vascular nursing research; recommendations for treatment of carotid artery stenosis, aortic aneurysm, renal artery stenosis, vascular access, venous disease, vascular trauma, amputations, and lymphedema. Can serve as a manual for nursing instructors, and as a foundation for vascular nursing training and courses
Notes Preceded by: Core curriculum for vascular nursing / Patricia A. Lewis, editor. ©2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Nursing -- Outlines, syllabi, etc
Cardiovascular Nursing -- methods
Vascular Diseases -- nursing
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Nursing
Genre/Form Outlines and syllabi
Form Electronic book
Author Christensen, Cynthia Rebik
Lewis, Patricia A
Society for Vascular Nursing.
ISBN 9781469884868