Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse: Everything You Need to Know in a Nutshell

Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse: Everything You Need to Know in a Nutshell

by Tanya Hodge
     
 

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ISBN-13:
9780826108319
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/20/2011
Series:
Fast Facts Series
Pages:
340
Sales rank:
888,314
Product dimensions:
0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.00(d)

Table of Contents

Section I - Pre-operative Period: Overview, Assessment and Surgery Prep Guidelines

    Ch 1 - Epidemiology of CAD, Valve disease and the need for heart surgery
    Ch 2 - Diagnostic tests
    Ch 3 - Preparing a patient for cardiac surgery

Section II - Intra-operative Period: Surgical techniques

    Ch 4 - Cardiopulmonary bypass
    Ch 5 - Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (CABG)
    Ch 6 - Valve surgeries
    Ch 7 - Other surgical treatments
    Ch 8 - Off-pump surgeries and Minimally invasive techniques

Section III - Initial post-operative period

    Ch 9 - The first few hours: Initial recovery
    Ch 10 - Complications (Format = prevention, assessment, diagnostics, intervention)
    Ch 11 - Transition to acute care

Section IV - Extended post-operative period

    Ch 12 - Extended recovery timelines and activity
    Ch 13 - Complications (Format = prevention, assessment, diagnostics, intervention)

Section V - Long-Term Recovery

    Ch 14 - Discharge
    Ch 15 - Cardiac Rehabilitation

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