The Cardiac Catheterization Handbook

Author: Morton J. Kern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323022477
Size: 54.87 MB
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This one-of-a-kind handbook again provides step-by-step instructions on what to expect, what to avoid, and how to manage complications in the cath lab, with valuable updates on safety requirements, new technology, and new techniques. It takes you through a detailed review of equipment, specific laboratory techniques, and lab safety, as well as the limitations, complications, and medical-surgical implications of cardiac catheterization and angiography findings. The book's portable size make it the preferred pocket reference! Presents clear instructions on what to expect, what to avoid, and how to manage complications. Features a straightforward, easy-to-understand approach and a pocket-sized format that are ideal for reference by practitioners on the go. Covers all of the newest interventional techniques, including the use of drug-coated stents, carotid stenting, and renal stenting. Presents brand-new coverage of vascular closure devices and radial artery catheterization. Features an increased emphasis on congenital heart disease. Incorporates new material on patient preparation, laboratory setup, and the digital lab.

Cardiac Catheterization Handbook

Author: Morton J. Kern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323341551
Size: 44.61 MB
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This unique, easy-to-access handbook returns with enhanced coverage and clear instructions on what to expect, what to avoid, and how to manage complications in the cath lab. Ideal for cardiologists who need a quick clinical primer on cardiac catheterization, it offers easy access to information on the latest diagnostic and treatment advances necessary for optimal patient care. Straightforward, easy-to-understand approach for an ideal reference on the go. Covers vascular closure devices, radial artery catheterization, congenital heart disease, and drug-coated, carotid, and renal stenting. Focused update covers treatment protocols for every procedure you'll encounter, as well as the latest knowledge and clinical trials regarding recent scientific breakthroughs. Highlights the newest catheterization techniques, including new-generation stents, guidance devices, and closure devices, to ensure you're completely up to date. Discusses the management of common patient problems, focusing on cautions and outcomes to help you make informed decisions. Includes discussions on structural heart disease and new developments in heart valve disease. Brand-new illustrations – 40 in total – enhance your visual understanding of the material. Medicine eBook is accessible on a variety of devices.

The Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook E Book

Author: Morton J. Kern
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032350874X
Size: 36.63 MB
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Packed with useful information, The Interventional Cardiac Catheterization Handbook, 4th Edition, by Drs. Morton J. Kern, Michael J. Lim, and Paul Sorajja, is the perfect hands-on resource for physicians, nurses, and technicians who need to understand and perform these complex procedures. Easy-to-read text, hundreds of clear images, and narrated videos from Dr. Kern ensure that health care workers at all levels have quick access to easily accessible guidelines on procedures and patient care. Features a wealth of quick-reference tables, and more than 500 images – making this handbook a must-have reference for physicians and staff members in every cath lab. Includes a chapter dedicated to interventional pharmacology. Includes new content on correction of mitral regurgitation with Mitra ClipTM, enhanced coverage of aortic valve stenosis with TAVR, expansion of biodegradable and drug-eluting stents, enhanced descriptions of lesion assessment, chronic total occlusion intervention, and radial access approach to intervention. Covers the latest treatment of mitral valve regurgitation and mitral stenosis, new procedural enhancements for the treatment of aortic valve stenosis, and chronic total occlusion intervention technique updates.

Cardiovascular Catheterization And Intervention

Author: Debabrata Mukherjee
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1498752160
Size: 40.45 MB
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Interventional cardiology refers to the catheter-based treatment of cardiovascular diseases and is one of the fastest growing fields in medicine. This updated text addresses recent advances in structural heart interventions, in particular aortic and mitral valve procedures. The advent of newer technologies presents both opportunities and challenges for the cardiologist to treat patients optimally. Interventional cardiologists are now at the forefront of peripheral and structural heart interventions. This new edition focuses on tailoring treatment to individual patients, taking into account specific risk factors and comorbidities, and appropriate use of devices. This second edition also provides useful tools, such as treatment algorithms, evidence tables, charts, tables, and illustrations to enhance the value of this volume as a practical reference tool. The online edition also includes several "how-to" videos. Book Highlights: Focuses on tailoring treatment to the individual patient, taking into account specific risk factors and comorbidities, and appropriate use of devices. Provides useful tools, such as treatment algorithms, charts, tables, and illustrations to enhance the volume’s value as a practical reference tool. Incorporates new structural heart interventional technology and provides several "how-to" videos in procedural chapters. Incorporates evidence tables in each procedural chapter and features evidence-based discussion on patient election, vascular access, and the general principles of coronary, peripheral, and structural heart interventions. Provides clinicians with concise, easily accessible guidance on the pre-procedural, procedural and post-procedural aspects of coronary, peripheral, and structural heart interventions in general situations and in various specific clinical settings.

Interventional Heart Failure An Issue Of Interventional Cardiology Clinics E Book

Author: Srihari S. Naidu
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323531377
Size: 36.20 MB
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This issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Srihari S. Naidu, will discuss Interventional techniques for Heart Failure. Subjects covered in the articles include, but are not limited to: Invasive Hemodynamics of Myocardial Disease: Systolic and Diastolic Dysfunction; Invasive Hemodynamics of Pericardial Disease: Constriction and Tamponade; Invasive Hemodynamics of Pulmonary Disease and the Right Ventricle; TAVR and MitraClip to Reverse Heart Failure; Mechanical Circulatory Support in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure and Shock; Adult Congenital Interventions in Heart Failure; Future Directions in Device Treatment of Heart Failure; and Prioritizing and Combining Interventional Therapies for Heart Failure, among others.

Fast Facts For The Cath Lab Nurse

Author: Brenda McCulloch, MSN, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826134769
Size: 23.73 MB
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This quick-access resource delivers a practical orientation for the cath lab. For nurses with a background in cardiac care or intensive care, the cath lab is replete with new challenges and learning opportunities. It is an increasingly complex environment with increasingly challenging procedures. Most effectively run by an interdisciplinary team, all healthcare providers in the cath lab uphold different roles to contribute to patient care and achieve successful procedural outcomes. Fast Facts for the Cath Lab Nurse clearly presents the role of the nurse in the cath lab and how to assist with basic and advanced cath lab procedures. Written in a simple, easy-to-read format with streamlined, bulleted information, this orientation guide breaks down procedures and provides essential information for each step. Chapters cover interpreting pressure waveforms, understanding various calculations, identifying angiographic images, and more competently providing care to patients in the peri-procedural period. Key Features Provides tables, examples of common hemodynamic calculations, images of pressure waveforms and angiogram Begins each chapter with key learning objectives Provides a quick anatomy review Assists with Registered Cardiovascular invasive Specialist (RCIS) certification

Hurst S The Heart 14th Edition Two Volume Set

Author: Valentin Fuster
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071842438
Size: 51.86 MB
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Cardiology’s cornerstone text – thoroughly updated to reflect the latest clinical perspectives and cutting-edge topics Hailed for its authority, currency, and ability to translate the latest technical and clinical advances into clinical application, Hurst’s The Heart is the field’s landmark text and cardiology’s longest continuously published reference text. A previous edition of this trusted classic was described by Doody’s as “an outstanding choice for those who strive for a firm foundation in cardiovascular medicine, as well as an up-to-date and user-friendly source that addresses every discipline in the field.” Readers will find succinct, visually appealing summaries of all the major new trials, and guidelines, along with tips for optimizing outcomes and health quality. The Fourteenth Edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest technical, therapeutic, and clinical advances, while still maintaining a strong focus on patient care. Other enhancements include the addition of textual features such as Practice Points, Common Clinical Questions, and an increased number of the acclaimed Hurst’s diagrams. • NEW TO THIS EDITION: Section on Metabolic Disorders and Cardiovascular Disease, Cigarette Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease • Enhanced by more than 1,500 full-color illustrations and more than 500 tables • Brand new chapters include: Arrythmogenic Cardiomyopathy, Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation, Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease, Left Ventricular Noncompaction, Evaluation and Management of Acute Heart Failure, Carotid Artery Stenting, Race, Ethnicity, and Cardiovascular disease • The only comprehensive cardiology reference to publish every 2.5 years to allow for reporting of the latest trials and guidelines

Aacn Certification And Core Review For High Acuity And Critical Care E Book

Author: Lisa M. Stone
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437725589
Size: 36.43 MB
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The new 6th edition of Core Review for Critical Care Nursing helps readers assess and build their knowledge of critical care nursing as they prepare for the certification exam. The book consists of three 200-question sample examinations that provide extensive practice and review key content. An in-depth rationale, complete with references, is included for each question. Written under the authority of the American Association for Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this book is an ideal study tool to facilitate preparation for critical care nursing certification. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Based on Core Curriculum for Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition, the review is designed to follow along with the core text. Three separate sample examinations each address the complete range of important areas in critical care nursing and challenge readers' mastery of the essential knowledge base in the specialty. Answers are provided for each question, accompanied by rationales and references, to assist readers in building their knowledge. Each examination mirrors the certification examination content, multiple-choice question format, and content distribution, giving readers realistic practice for the examination. Contains a review of the synergy model, including Professional Care and Ethical Practice. Contains a review of the AHRQ and JCAHO evidence-based practice guidelines that are incorporated in Core Curriculum for Critical Care Nursing, 6th Ed.

Invasive Cardiology

Author: Sandy Watson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN:
Size: 50.79 MB
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A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Publisher's 2011 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference! It provides: Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox; Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically; No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday; Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference. It has all the vital information you need at your fingertips: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule; Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information; Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities, and adverse reactions; Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points; Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs; Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert.

Interventional Cardiology Secrets

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ISBN: 9781560535850
Size: 27.44 MB
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Physicians in-training and clinicians are faced with a rapidly expanding medical literature and a shrinking amount of free time which can be devoted to the acquisition of knowledge and improvement of clinical skills. This book aims to provide a comprehensive and updated review in interventional cardiology in a Q&A format. In each chapter, authors will provide personal insights, address major controversies and how the field of interventional cardiology is likely to progress. Strong international group of contributors provides authoritative coverage In distinction from the standard texts, this approach is very practical "how to" manual of interventional cardiology Features the authors pearls of practice, memory aids, and secrets Bulleted information, charts, tables, and figures round out the clinical, practical coverage