Publisher: Wolters Kluwer,
Publication Year: 2018,
Get the vital basics of cardiovascular care, with the expert direction and clear-cut images of the freshly updated Cardiovascular Care Made Incredibly Visual! (TM), 3rd Edition. Let this colorful, down-to-earth text guide you smoothly through essential skills, concepts, and equipment how-to's, including physical assessments, diagnostic tests, cardiac monitoring, and handling emergencies and complications. Get ready for success in both the classroom and with patient care; the clear explanations, Incredibly Visual (TM) humor, and numerous illustrations make this the enjoyable way to learn positive, effective cardiac care. Master the fundamental concepts, skills, and processes of cardiac care ... NEW and updated guidance on the Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) algorithms, with step-by-step direction on handling emergency situationsNEW end-of-chapter selected readings that support evidence-based learningHundreds of colorful imagesthatbring complex cardiovascular care concepts to life-drawings, charts, photos, and diagrams explaining and reinforcing key cardiovascular concepts in easy-to-follow waysIdeal reference and review for nursing students, new nurses, and other healthcare practitioners-detailed visuals and clear, concise explanations to help you master cardiovascular anatomy, and physiology and effective treatments and interventionsPerfect for visual learners-numerous images that demonstrate skills and interventions in easy-to-follow ways, including: Essential cardiovascular anatomy and physiologyPhysical assessment techniquesDiagnostic testsCommon disordersECG interpretation, including rhythm strip analysis, the 8-step method, and arrhythmiasCardiac monitoring methods, including handling monitor problemsHemodynamic monitoringHandling complicationsTreatments and interventionsEmergency proceduresExcellent teaching aid-visual, step-by-step instruction applied to real-life patient care scenarios, backed by expert clinical tipsPerfect supplement to medical-surgical texts on cardiovascular care, clarifying complex conceptsChapter features:Just the facts-quick summary of chapter contentVision Quest-End-of-Chapter games that help you match words, concepts, and photos to reinforce key learning points"Nurse Joy and Jake" -Practical advice and expert insights offered throughoutMemory jogger-simple techniques for remembering vital information About the Clinical Editor Mary Ann Siciliano McLaughlin EdD, RN, is Assistant Professor and Program Director of the Accelerated BSN Program at Gwynedd Mercy University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.