Comprehensive Coronary Care - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780702028595

Comprehensive Coronary Care

4th Edition

Authors: Nigel Jowett David Thompson
Paperback ISBN: 9780702028595
Imprint: Bailièrre Tindall
Published Date: 7th May 2007
Page Count: 448
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Description

Introduction to coronary care. Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology. Risk factors and primary prevention. Assessing the patient. Investigation and monitoring of patients with CHD. Introduction to the acute coronary syndromes. Management of ST elevation MI. Management of unstable angina and non-ST elevation MI. Nursing patients with acute coronary syndromes. Complications of acute MI and their management. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Management of other conditions presenting to the coronary care unit. Cardiac pacing and implantable defibrillators. Cardiac rehabilitation. Assessing progress and reducing risk in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Percutaneous coronary intervention and cardiac surgery in patients with coronary artery disease. Therapeutics

Key Features

  • Up to date coverage of a rapidly developing field
  • Offers a multi-disciplinary approach to coronary care
  • Easy to read and therefore easily understood
  • Research/evidence based content ensures best practice

Table of Contents

Introduction to coronary care. Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology. Risk factors and primary prevention. Assessing the patient. Investigation and monitoring of patients with CHD. Introduction to the acute coronary syndromes. Management of ST elevation MI. Management of unstable angina and non-ST elevation MI. Nursing patients with acute coronary syndromes. Complications of acute MI and their management. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Management of other conditions presenting to the coronary care unit. Cardiac pacing and implantable defibrillators. Cardiac rehabilitation. Assessing progress and reducing risk in patients with acute coronary syndromes. Percutaneous coronary intervention and cardiac surgery in patients with coronary artery disease. Therapeutics

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Bailièrre Tindall 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
Paperback ISBN:
9780702028595

About the Author

Nigel Jowett

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Clinical Medicine and Consultant Physician, Pembrokeshire Health Trust, Wales, UK

David Thompson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia