“This is a nicely written book providing an overview of current nursing care issues with respect to cardiac patients.” (British Journal of Cardiac Nursing, 5 May 2012)
“Highlights what is needed for the Cardiac patient from beginning to end, and covers everything you would need to know…this book would be useful for every stage of the course, and beyond in practice. The book highlights important stages such as prevention, treatment and causes of action.” 3rd year nursing student, Glasgow Caledonian University
Nursing the Cardiac Patient is a practical guide that addresses the management of cardiac patients across the spectrum of health care settings. It assists nurses to develop a complete understanding of the current evidence-based practice and principles underlying the care and management of the cardiac patient. It combines theoretical and practical components of cardiac care in an accessible and user-friendly format, with case studies and practical examples throughout.
Topics covered in this volume include assessment of the cardiovascular system, diagnosing acute coronary syndrome, emergency cardiac care, cardiac rehabilitation and the management of chronic cardiac conditions.