Nursing Assessment in the Clinical Setting - Volume 1 - The Circulatory System Margaret Agard

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Published: May 18th 2013

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43 pages


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Nursing Assessment in the Clinical Setting -  Volume 1 - The Circulatory System  by  Margaret Agard

Nursing Assessment in the Clinical Setting - Volume 1 - The Circulatory System by Margaret Agard
May 18th 2013 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 43 pages | ISBN: | 10.41 Mb

NURSING ASSESSMENT IN THE CLINICAL SETTING –VOLUME 1 THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEMThis colorful book is the first ( Volume 1) in the series. It isput together by a Registered Nurse with decades of experience inAdvanced Healthcare Facilities. ThisMoreNURSING ASSESSMENT IN THE CLINICAL SETTING –VOLUME 1 THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEMThis colorful book is the first ( Volume 1) in the series. It isput together by a Registered Nurse with decades of experience inAdvanced Healthcare Facilities. This includes: PACU, ER, ICU,CCU, Maternity and more.This series of books on assessment of the body’s systems,is designed to help the new or experienced nurse becomefamiliar with different clinical areas.No one can determine when an emergency situation mayoccur.

The nurse who can challenge an environment thatis unfamiliar and do it successfully, is a winner.Volume 1 covers Assessment of the Circulatory System andThe Basics of EKG reading. The illustrations are bold, humorousand colorful. Learning is easy and enjoyable.It must be remembered that although the information providedis current, medical information is constantly changing.Always follow your Institution’s Policies and Procedures andMD orders.CONTENTSNURSING ASSESSMENT IN THE CLINICAL SETTING – VOLUME 1THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM1. Learning the basics of the EKG, the electrical conduction systemof the heart.2.

An introduction of assessment in the clinical setting3. Sick sinus syndrome its causes and treatment, pacemaker insertion4. Cardioversion versus Defibrillation5. Lethal rhythms – Ventricular Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia6.

ABG ( Arterial Blood Gas)7. What causes chest pain (Angina Pectoris)?8. Chest pain assessment, pain scales and MI diagnosis.9. The use of Nitroglycerin, Aspirin, Morphine and oxygen for chest pain10. Cardiac stress test11. The importance of patient and family education12. What hemodynamics and ejection fraction mean13. A description of the Circulatory System14. The cardiac cycle15. Auscultation of heart sounds and pulse checks16. A description of arteries, veins and capillaries17. IV site assessment18.

The PA ( Pulmonary Artery Catheter) and its uses19. The Lymphatic System20. The consequences of poor circulation21. STEMI ( ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction) and Reperfusion Therapy22. Mitral Valve Regurgitation, stroke symptoms and assessment23. Heparin - Anticoagulation Therapy24. Homan’s sign25. Renal Failure26. CHF (Congestive Heart Failure) its causes, assessment and treatment27. Anasarca, its causes, assessment and management28. The Braden scale29. Hyperkalemia, its causes, assessment and treatment30.

Hypokalemia , its causes, assessment and treatment



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