Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, 2nd Ed.

Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, 2nd Ed.

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Book, 550 pages, 2016

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Product Code: 100257

Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, 2nd Ed.

This book addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery and the nursing responsibilities to meet the needs of these acutely ill patients, as well as advances and strategies to optimize patient outcomes in this dynamic field.

The perfect study aid for those readers preparing for the AACN's Cardiac Surgery Certification (CSC), this book features critical thinking questions, multiple choice self-assessment questions, web resources, clinical inquiry boxes, and case studies.

Each print copy includes Navigate 2 Preferred Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook and Navigate 2 Test Prep.

Table of Contents:
1 Clinical Judgment in Critical Care
2 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology
3 Indications for Cardiac Surgery
4 Preoperative Cardiac Surgery Nursing Evaluation
5 Heart Valve Surgery
6 Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
7 Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
8 Recovery of Anesthesia following Cardiac Surgery
9 Hemodynamic Monitoring
10 Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
11 Mechanical Ventilation after Open Heart Surgery
12 Pharmacological Support Following Cardiac Surgery
13 Postoperative Complications of Cardiac Surgery and Nursing Interventions
14 Pain Management
15 Postoperative Dysrhythmias
16 Neurologic Complications
17 Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances Following Cardiac Surgery
18 Wound Care
19 Bridge to Transplant and Cardiac Transplantation

ISBN #: 9781284068320

Authors: S. Hardin, R. Kaplow