Cardiac Nursing: A Clinical Management and Patient Care Resource
Presented in this outstanding, comprehensive reference is state-of-the-art coverage of new technology, therapy, and nursing practice for key areas of cardiac nursing. Topics include common cardiovascular problems, care plans, and clinical guidelines. Nursing diagnosis and intervention is integrated into the clinical framework, with emphasis on daily care planning and practical guidelines for nursing care. Addresses the total nursing process including discharge planning and quality assurance.
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Chapter 2Advances in Diagnostic Testing
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