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Comprehensive Coronary Care , 4th Edition

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By Nigel I. Jowett, MD, MRCP, MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP and David R. Thompson, BSc MA PhD MBA RN FRCN FAAN FESC
ISBN
9780702028595
発行日
07-05-2007
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· Up to date coverage of a rapidly developing field
· Offers a multi-disciplinary approach to coronary care
· Particularly easy to read (one of its main attractions) therefore easily understood
· Research/evidence based text ensures best practice
The new edition continues to be a practical, easy to understand, and up to date resource for managing coronary disease. It not only encompasses modern cardiology practice, but also considers how the patient came to arrive on coronary care, and what will happen them after they leave. The combined authorship of doctor and nurse reflects the close teamwork vital to the management of both patients and their families. Management of the cardiac patent is a complex process and this book has a clear approach conveying the necessary information in an easily understood way. It also has an excellent evidence base to ensure best practice and should appeal to staff in every cardiac unit.

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  • 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
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ISBN 9780702028595
Author Informaiton By Nigel I. Jowett, MD, MRCP, MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP, Director of Clinical Medicine and Consultant Physician, Pembrokeshire Health Trust, Wales, UK and David R. Thompson, BSc MA PhD MBA RN FRCN FAAN FESC, Professor of Cardiovascular Nursing, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
Pp Authortext Jowett & Thompson
New to this Edition
  • Adds material that reflects the growing literature on nurse-lead approaches to chest pain assessment, defibrillation, thrombolysis and specialist clinics (heart failure and dysrhythmias).
  • Updates content in line with the latest guidelines from various medical bodies.
Published Reviews "This is a much needed and timely revision of an important text on coronary care. Jointly written by a nurse and a doctor, it provides up to date coverage of this rapidly changing speciality and offers a multi-disciplinary approach to coronary care and treatment.

Its language is clear and easy to understand. Management of a cardiac patient is a complex task, and this book offers clear and concise research-based information.

The content has been updated in line with the latest guidelines, including specific guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence."

Sabina Ahmed, freelance health writer
Nursing Standard :: July 25 :: vol 21 no 46 :: 2007


"This book stands out for its clarity and broad scope. I recommend it strongly as an interesting and useful book for acute/urgent care nurses and, in fact, all healthcare professionals."

Felicity Johnson. Accident & Emergency Nursing Journal. October 2007
Table of Content 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
E-ISBN 9780702037498
Imprint Bailliere Tindall
発行日 07-05-2007
Pages 448
trim 189x246
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