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Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse Third Edition by Tanya Hodge, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN

Title Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse Third Edition
Author Tanya Hodge, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2019-08-13
Category Medical
Total Pages 260
ISBN 0826136524
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A quick-access format delivers the “big picture” from pre-op to extended recovery This concise clinical guide provides cardiac care nurses with speedy access to information and guidelines they use daily. Heavily updated with the newest clinical practice information, the third edition emphasizes postoperative complications and the nursing interventions designed to prevent and treat them. It includes updated coverage of risk factors for stroke and congenital heart disease and discusses new antithrombotics and antiplatelet medications. Bulleted information, brief paragraphs, boxed indicators highlighting key information, and Fast Facts “Pearls” are included in each chapter. The book’s consistent organization facilitates quick access to information on equipment, procedures, and pre- and post-op specialty care. Ideal for new graduates and nurses considering a switch to cardiac or critical care, this resource reinforces existing knowledge and provides a foundation for developing additional skills. New to the Third Edition: Encompasses the latest research and guidelines Emphasizes postoperative complications and care Discusses diagnostic testing, patient preparation for cardiac surgery, initial post-op complications, extended recovery complications, and stroke care Updated rehabilitation chapter includes important patient education content Educates readers about new antithrombotics and antiplatelet medications Offers new guidelines for use of ventricular assist devices Key Features: A handy pocket reference for new and experienced cardiac care nurses Organized for easy access to equipment, procedures, and pre- and post-op specialty care An overall focus on patient safety

Title Fast Facts for Cardiac Surgery
Author Kathy White
Publisher
Release 2008-01
Category
Total Pages 32
ISBN 9780981887531
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Fast Facts for Cardiac Surgery Care
Author Kathy White
Publisher
Release 2011-03-01
Category
Total Pages 34
ISBN 9780981887586
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Fast Facts for Cardiac Surgery 2014
Author Kathleen White
Publisher
Release 2014-02-01
Category
Total Pages 34
ISBN 9780983575061
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse
Author Tanya Hodge
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2011-06-20
Category Medical
Total Pages 216
ISBN 0826108318
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse
Author Tanya Hodge
Publisher
Release 2016
Category Electronic books
Total Pages
ISBN 9781786840349
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This handy clinical guide provides speedy access to information and guidelines cardiac surgery nurses need to know and use daily. It covers all aspects of care from preoperative to recovery, with an emphasis on prevention and management of postoperative complications--an area where nurses can really make a difference and improve care. The second edition is completely revised and updated, with such highlights as new coverage of risk factors for stroke, thoracic aortic aneurysms, and congenital heart disease, and updates on new surgical techniques and devices.

Title Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse
Author Tanya Hodge
Publisher
Release 2020
Category
Total Pages
ISBN 9780826136497
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Fast Facts for the Cardiac Surgery Nurse Second Edition
Author Tanya Hodge, MS, RN, CNS, CCRN
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2015-10-14
Category Medical
Total Pages 200
ISBN 082612786X
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This handy clinical guide provides speedy access to information and guidelines cardiac surgery nurses need to know and use daily. It covers all aspects of care from preoperative to recovery, with an emphasis on prevention and management of postoperative complications—an area where nurses can really make a difference and improve care. The second edition is completely revised and updated, with such highlights as new coverage of risk factors for stroke, thoracic aortic aneurysms, and congenital heart disease, and updates on new surgical techniques and devices. New illustrations help to clarify crucial information and tables are reorganized to emphasize commonly used medications. The second edition retains all of the expedient features of the Fast Facts guides, including Fast Facts in a Nutshell boxes delineating especially important content, chapter introductions and objectives, short, easy-to-read chapters, and a convenient pocket size. The heart of the book focuses on post-op complications and nursing interventions to prevent and treat them. The book’s five sections are comprised of the Preoperative Period, the Intraoperative Period, the Immediate Postoperative Period, the Extended Postoperative Period, and the Recovery Period, including discharge and long-term rehabilitation. Each section includes nursing considerations and patient education topics. Nurse-sensitive indicators and strategies for improving nursing care are featured throughout. The resource will be highly valuable to new graduates and nurses who are considering a switch to cardiac care, and will reinforce the knowledge of seasoned practitioners. New to the Second Edition: Updates including new surgical techniques and devices Additional graphics to increase reader comprehension Modifications to tables for ease of access to information New sections on thoracic aortic aneurysms and congenital heart disease New chapter on stroke with a focus on postoperative treatment options Key Features: Delivers a handy pocket reference for new and experienced cardiac care nurses Organized for easy access to equipment, procedures, and pre- and post-op specialty care Includes Fast Facts in a Nutshell delivery of timely content Formatted in short paragraphs packed with timely and accessible information

Title Fast Facts for the Medical Surgical Nurse
Author Margaret Curry Ciocco
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2014-08-26
Category Medical
Total Pages 184
ISBN 0826119891
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Written for registered nurses in orientation, this concise, user-friendly resource provides a complete picture of all components of excellent patient care on a busy medical-surgical nursing unit. It covers assessment, key clinical skills/procedures, and documentation of care in an easily digestible, bulleted format. Time-tested guidance about new nurse orientation to professional practice includes “proven pearls for success.” Content is current and evidence-based, and reinforces previously mastered skills in “key points to remember” sections. The theme of “the big picture” of patient care is a consistent thread throughout. Clinical chapters—organized by body system for easy reference--present common conditions seen in medical-surgical nursing and unit emergencies, along with focused assessments, lab work overview, related procedures and skills, a documentation guide, and common medications including those for pain management. Chapters also cover pre-operative and post-operative care for all conditions. Several “must-have sections” include an orientation guide describing what new nurses can expect as they embrace their new role. This section addresses co-workers and supervisors, finding a mentor, hourly rounding, HIPAA reminders, and telephone skills/customer relations. Another section is devoted to all aspects of infection control, and an appendix provides a wealth of resources and supporting information of particular value to the new nurse. Key Features: Provides concise, user-friendly, evidence-based guidance about the “whole picture” of nursing on a medical-surgical or sub-acute unit Presents a unique orientation section offering “proven pearls for success” Contains focused assessment guides, skills overview, documentation tips, and medications for common medical-surgical conditions and emergencies Addresses pre- and post-operative care and pain control Covers important protocols regarding infection control

Fast Facts for Nurse Practitioners by Nadine M. Aktan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Title Fast Facts for Nurse Practitioners
Author Nadine M. Aktan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
Release 2020-07-28
Category Medical
Total Pages 248
ISBN 0826148735
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. The first book to provide an insider view of the latest advances and trends in the full range of clinical subspecialty areas. Fast Facts for Nurse Practitioners: Practice Essentials for Clinical Subspecialties takes the busy advanced practice provider or student on a journey through the clinical subspecialties. The author, a highly experienced nurse practitioner, has immersed herself in each of these clinical areas and interviewed medical specialists to identify the latest advances, trends, and tips to more confidently and competently assess, diagnose, manage, and refer patients across the life span. Hot topics in allergy and immunology, cardiology, dermatology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, hematology/oncology, infectious disease, nephrology, neurology, obstetrics, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychiatry, pulmonology, rheumatology, and urology are addressed. Each chapter provides information on common chief complaints, pathophysiology, diagnostic considerations, and key points for management or referral. This concise reference provides evidence-based strategies to manage ever-changing patient needs in an easy-to-digest format. Key Features: Serves the needs of advanced practice providers and students Offers the latest advances and trends for all clinical subspecialty areas in one concise, quick-reference resource Provides evidence-based guidelines to support the principles of assessment, differential diagnosis, management, and referral Highlights only the most relevant and timely information, allowing readers to save time, stay current, and improve patient outcomes