Chapter

Nursing patients with cardiovascular problems

Edited by George Castledine and Ann Close

in Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231355
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597987 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199231355.003.0007

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 							Nursing patients with cardiovascular problems

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Introduction - Nursing assessment of patients with cardiovascular problems - Investigations for diagnosing and monitoring cardiac conditions - Cardiac disorders - Arrhythmia: overview - Arrhythmia: treatment - Heart failure: overview - Heart failure: innate causes - Heart failure: acquired causes - Cardiac surgery - Common cardiac conditions - Driving considerations for the cardiac patient - Hypertension - Vascular disease: overview - Vascular disease: types - Vascular disease: management - Peripheral venous disease - Psychosocial interventions for cardiovascular patients and their families - Education for cardiovascular patients and their families - Common drugs used for cardiovascular disorders

Chapter.  16116 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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