The book Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing is written by Sonya Hardin. Postoperative care of the cardiac surgery patient is challenging and dynamic. Changes in technology, new research findings, the advent of minimally invasive procedures, and the development of off-pump procedures now provide older patients with higher levels of acuity the opportunity to undergo procedures for which were considered unsuitable candidates not too long ago. behind. Therefore, patients with more, and more important, comorbidities are being cared for in the immediate postoperative period in the intensive care unit.
Patients undergoing cardiac surgery are at risk for a number of adverse events not only related to their preoperative status, but also as a result of the effects of the surgical procedure and anesthesia. This requires ICU nurses to demonstrate high levels of clinical judgment, clinical research, and caring practices to manage patients effectively and help optimize outcomes. High-level competence as a learning facilitator is also required when nurses prepare their patients for cardiac surgery. Clearly, ICU nurses, as members of a multidisciplinary team, play a critical role in promoting 10-year survival and high quality of life for patients undergoing cardiac surgery.
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Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing is an evidence-based foundation for patient care during the vulnerable period immediately following cardiac surgery. A comprehensive resource, this text serves as a foundation for nurses beginning to care for cardiac surgery patients, as well as a source of advanced knowledge for nurses who have mastered the essential foundational skills needed to care for this patient population. It addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery and nursing responsibilities to meet the needs of these acutely ill patients, as well as advances and strategies to optimize patient outcomes in this dynamic field. The perfect study aid for readers preparing for the AACN Cardiac Surgery Certification, this book features critical thinking questions, multiple-choice self-assessment questions, web resources, clinical reference charts, and case studies.
|Book Name||Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing|
|Author of Book||Sonya Hardin|