Acute Cardiac Care: A Practical Guide for Nurses by Angela Kucia, Tom Quinn

By Angela Kucia, Tom Quinn

Acute Cardiac Care offers nurses with a accomplished knowing of the present perform and ideas underlying the care and administration of acute cardiac stipulations. It addresses the administration of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) with an emphasis on evidence-based pharmacological administration, cardiac emergencies (cardiac arrest, arrhythmia, acute pulmonary oedema, cardiogenic shock), present diagnostic and interventional modalities for the administration of ACS, together with danger stratification, and the moral, political, social and fiscal components that effect upon the availability of acute cardiac providers in Australia and the UK.

Edited by way of well known teachers and clinicians within the box, this functional textual content will inspire nurses to imagine seriously approximately proof and administration of acute coronary stipulations, and supply a consultant on how and the place to seem for up to date proof and guidelines.

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  • A accomplished and functional advisor to the present perform and rules underlying the nursing care of acute cardiac conditions
  • Edited by way of top specialists within the box with a wealth of expertise in acute cardiac care and resuscitation
  • Has an emphasis on evidence-based perform, encouraging nurses to significantly take into consideration their practice
  • Contains studying goals, key issues and actions and extra analyzing guidelines

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