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Genomics, cardiovascular, health care, nursing



  1. Quinn Griffin, Mary T. PhD, RN
  2. Klein, Deborah MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN, CHFN, FAHA
  3. Winkelman, Chris PhD, RN, CCRN, FCCM


As genomic health care becomes commonplace, nurses will be asked to provide genomic care in all health care settings including acute care and critical care. Three common cardiac conditions are reviewed, Marfan syndrome, bicuspid aortic valve, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, to provide acute care and critical care nurses with an overview of these pathologies through the lens of genomics and relevant case studies. This information will help critical care nursing leaders become familiar with genetics related to common cardiac conditions and prepare acute care and critical care nurses for a new phase in patient diagnostics, with greater emphasis on early diagnosis and recognition of conditions before sudden cardiac death.