Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing

Paperback | February 7, 2014

EditorKate Olson

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Fully revised and updated for the second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing is the ultimate companion for all those caring for cardiac patients. Systematically covering all the main areas of cardiac nursing, it is packed full of clinical information and practical advice.This new edition now includes expanded information on prevention of cardiovascular disease and heart disease in pregnancy, as well as the latest resuscitation guidelines, protocols, and clinical information. The handbook covers assessment, investigation, treatment, rehabilitation, andpharmacological interventions, and new illustrations and diagrams have been added throughout to aid clarity of information. Although a large part of the handbook focuses on caring for patients with coronary heart disease, many other cardiovascular problems such as valvular heart disease, congenitalheart disease, and cardiomyopathies are covered. Designed to be used on the ward, in the community, and for studying and revision, it contains expert guidance, written by experienced nurses and teachers. The book is specifically laid out to enable quick access to precise, targeted information, andcovers the vast majority of clinical scenarios. Unique and indispensable, the Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing offers a wealth of information at your fingertips.

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Fully revised and updated for the second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Cardiac Nursing is the ultimate companion for all those caring for cardiac patients. Systematically covering all the main areas of cardiac nursing, it is packed full of clinical information and practical advice.This new edition now includes expanded information on...

Kate Olson (nee Johnson) has worked in cardiac nursing since 1989, working in a variety of cardiac settings such as coronary care, cardiac intensive care, cardiac surgery and cardiac rehabilitation. She moved into higher education in 1998 and has been running cardiac courses for qualified nurses since then. In 2005 she was asked to hel...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.68 inPublished:February 7, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199651345

ISBN - 13:9780199651344

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: prevention of cardiovascular disease2. Cardiac assessment3. Cardiac investigations4. Valvular disease5. Infective endocarditis6. Coronary heart disease: stable angina7. Acute coronary syndromes (ACS)8. Interventional cardiology for coronary heart disease9. Cardiac surgery10. Chronic heart failure11. Bradycardias and blocks12. Tachycardias13. Electrophysiology14. Congenital heart disease and inherited cardiac dis-orders15. Cardiomyopathy16. Other cardiac problems17. Cardiac rehabilitation18. Cardiovascular emergencies19. Cardiovascular drugs

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`Review from previous edition ...an excellent resource for clinical nursing staff involved in the wide spectrum of cardiac medicine and surgery practice. This is a handbook covering basic but pertinent information in a handy pocket-sized format. I would welcome such an adjunct to my ownpractice and would recommend it to clinical nursing staff.'Anne-Marie Ingle, Cardiology News