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coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), coronary artery disease (CAD), emergency revascularization, left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery, percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), stenosis, surgery



  1. MacLeod, Carrie E. PhD, APRN-BC


Abstract: This article reviews coronary artery bypass grafting preoperative preparation, operative procedure, and postoperative care. A patient case study frames this article's discussion of clinician action, patient healthcare options, and nursing considerations. Preoperative patient education, postoperative complications, and interventions are reviewed.