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By Angela Kucia, Tom Quinn

Acute Cardiac Care presents nurses with a complete realizing of the present perform and ideas underlying the care and administration of acute cardiac stipulations. It addresses the administration of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) with an emphasis on evidence-based pharmacological administration, cardiac emergencies (cardiac arrest, arrhythmia, acute pulmonary oedema, cardiogenic shock), present diagnostic and interventional modalities for the administration of ACS, together with threat stratification, and the moral, political, social and financial components that impression upon the availability of acute cardiac providers in Australia and the UK.

Edited by means of well known teachers and clinicians within the box, this functional textual content will motivate nurses to imagine significantly approximately proof and administration of acute coronary stipulations, and supply a advisor on how and the place to appear for updated facts and guidelines.


  • A accomplished and sensible consultant to the present perform and rules underlying the nursing care of acute cardiac conditions
  • Edited by way of top gurus within the box with a wealth of expertise in acute cardiac care and resuscitation
  • Has an emphasis on evidence-based perform, encouraging nurses to significantly take into consideration their practice
  • Contains studying ambitions, key issues and actions and additional interpreting guidelines

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