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Real World Nursing Survival Guide: Hemodynamic Monitoring

The latest title in the Real World Nursing Survival Guide series, this fun and engaging book makes it easy to review must-know concepts associated with hemodynamic monitoring. Its lighthearted, cartoon-filled approach guides readers through challenging concepts and procedures. The book begins with an overview of five main concepts: cardiac output, stroke volume, preload, afterload, and contractility. It discusses equipment used for specific procedures, followed by discussions of specific aspects of hemodynamic monitoring including cardiac output, intra-arterial, central venous, pulmonary artery, and mixed venous oxygenation. The final chapter focuses on clinical applications with case studies, clinical interventions, and exercises.

Paperback, 224 Pages

Published: December 2004

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-7216-0375-9

Contents

  • 1. Understanding the Heart & Lungs

    2. Hemodynamic Theory

    3. Hemodynamic Monitoring Equipment

    4. Arterial Pressure Monitoring

    5. Right Atrial/Central Venous Pressure Monitoring

    6. Pulmonary Artery Pressure Monitoring

    7. Pulmonary Artery Pressures and Waveforms

    8. Cardiac Output Measurements & Hemodynamic Calculations

    9. Mixed Venous Oxygenation Monitoring

    10. Non-invasive Hemodynamic Monitoring

    11. Clinical Application: Case Studies, Clinical Interventions & Exercises

    Appendix: Esophageal Doppler Monitoring

    NCLEX® Examination Review

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