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Acute coronary syndromes

Edited by Kate Olson.

in Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Nursing Skills. 3755 words.

Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) refers to a clinical spectrum of the same disease process, and includes unstable angina, non-ST-segment elevation MI (NSTEMI) and ...

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Acute coronary syndromes and myocardial infarction

Ali Khavandi.

in Essential Revision Notes for the Cardiology KBA

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Skills. 5245 words.

Chapter 2 covers acute coronary syndromes (ACS) and myocardial infarction, including the pathology of atherosclerosis, risk factors for atherosclerosis, acute presentations of coronary...

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Acute emergency situations

Lorna East.

in Care of the Acutely Ill Adult

March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Nursing Skills; Acute Medicine. 14647 words.

Chapter 13 addresses acute emergency situations, and focuses on causes and prevention of acute emergency situations, initial assessment of the patient in acute emergency situations, ...

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Acute heart failure: from definition to diagnosis

Roy S. Gardner, Theresa A. McDonagh and Niki L. Walker.

in Heart Failure

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Skills. 1812 words.

Acute Heart Failure: a rapid onset of/change in symptoms /signs of heart failure. It is life threatening, requires immediate medical attention, and usually results in admission to...

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Acute heart failure: management

Roy S. Gardner, Theresa A. McDonagh and Niki L. Walker.

in Heart Failure

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Medical Skills. 4881 words.

Having established the diagnosis of acute heart failure (AHF), the immediate aim is to implement resuscitation. If there is any evidence of airway compromise, including exhaustion or...

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Addressing Suffering in Palliative Care: Two Psychotherapeutic Models

Lissa Parsonnet and Carrie Lethborg.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 7011 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Patrizio Lancellotti and Bernard Cosyns.

in The EACVI Echo Handbook

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Radiology; Medical Skills. 5706 words.

Echocardiography has a fundamental role in patients with adult congenital heart disease. This chapter identifies the role of echocardiography in atrial septal defects, ventricular septal...

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Adult congenital heart disease

Ali Khavandi.

in Essential Revision Notes for the Cardiology KBA

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Skills. 7429 words.

Chapter 14 covers adult congenital heart disease, including the basics and key concepts, fundamental concepts in congenital lesions, simple lesions (atrial septal defects and patent foramen...

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Advance Directives from a Social Work Perspective: Influence of Culture and Family Dynamics

Karen Bullock.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work

April 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Communication Skills; Community Medical Services. 9368 words.

This textbook on palliative social work is a companion volume to the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine and the Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing. To that end, this...

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The advanced practice registered nurse

Clareen Wiencek.

in Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing

January 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Nursing Skills. 7533 words.

Advanced practice nursing builds on the strong foundation of nursing practice by incorporating advanced knowledge and expertise in assessment, diagnosis, and management of persons with...

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