Organ Donation After Circulatory Death: Vital Partnerships
AJN, American Journal of Nursing, May 2011
The case presented here highlights some of the clinical and ethical considerations of organ donation after circulatory death and illustrates the interdisciplinary teamwork necessary for organ donation in such cases.
Heart Matters: Keeping Up The Pace
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, May/June 2011
In this article, you’ll review electric conduction of the heart and pacemaker basics. Also, patient teaching tips are presented.
Are you up to date on the latest BLS and ACLS guidelines?
Nursing2011, May 2011
Make sure you’re up to date on the most recent advances in emergency cardiovascular care for adults. Don’t miss this summary of the updated guidelines for basic life support (BLS) and advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS).
Achieving Door-to-Balloon Times in Less than 90 Minutes
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, April/June 2011
Don’t miss this article which presents an advanced practice nurse's attempt to change practice and the challenges faced when attempted to improve upon a system.
Heart Beats: Recognizing pulmonary hypertension on the ECG
Nursing2011 Critical Care, March 2011
ECG changes associated with pulmonary hypertension include right atrial changes, right ventricular changes, axis deviation, and bundle branch blocks. Learn about specific findings to help you recognize this disease.