Caring for the Coronary Patient

2nd Edition

Authors:

  • David Thompson
  • Rosemary Webster
    • Electronic ISBN 9780702037771

    Description

    Clearly written and focussing on patient care, this book can be used at various levels of experience and knowledge. It is an ideal resource for study.

    Table of Contents

    SECTION ONE - BACKGROUND TO THE PROBLEM: The impact of ischaemic heart disease; Epidemiology; The structure and function of the heart; Coronary artery narrowing; Manifestations of ischaemic heart disease; Coronary care; Coronary care nursing; SECTION TWO - ACUTE CARE: ASSESSMENT: Foundations of assessment; Physical assessment; Investigations; SECTION THREE - ACUTE CARE : INTERVENTION: Immediate care; Meeting patient needs;
    SECTION FOUR - MANAGING COMPLICATIONS: Disorders of heart rate and rhythm; Heart failure and other problems; SECTION FIVE - RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION: Reducing risk and assessing prognosis; Cardiac rehabilitation; Interventions for post infarction angina.

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Imprint:
    Butterworth-Heinemann
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702037771