Acute Coronary Syndrome—Part III
Plastic Surgical Nursing, July/September 2011
Prompt recognition and treatment of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is essential to reduce the risk of associated complications. In this article, you’ll learn about pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, ECG changes, and treatment.
Heart Beats: Resistant Hypertension Or Aortic Stenosis?
Nursing2011 Critical Care, September 2011
This case study demonstrates how practitioners can focus on what they believe to be the cause of a patient's deterioration at the risk of missing the true culprit. Discover the underlying cause of a woman’s flash pulmonary edema and why her plan of care changed.
Triaging Women With Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Review of the Literature
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, September/October 2011
Understand the issues related to clinical decision making and triage allocation of women with acute coronary syndrome to ensure appropriate treatment.
Heart Matters: Saving Hearts With Coronary Angioplasty
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, September/October 2011
Use this case study to brush up on your knowledge of coronary angioplasty, from risk factors to discharge instructions and everything in-between!
Changes in Myocardial Infarction-Specific Sexual Counseling by Cardiac Nurses
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, November/December 2011
In this study, researches investigate whether baseline findings on specific cardiovascular indices are predictive of subsequent rate of decline in Attention-Executive-Psychomotor function in a cohort of ambulatory older adults with cardiovascular diseases.