Acute Cardiac Care provides nurses with a comprehensiveunderstanding of the current practice and principles underlying thecare and management of acute cardiac conditions. It addresses themanagement of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) with an emphasis onevidence-based pharmacological management, cardiac emergencies(cardiac arrest, arrhythmia, acute pulmonary oedema, cardiogenicshock), current diagnostic and interventional modalities for themanagement of ACS, including risk stratification, and the ethical,political, social and economic factors that impact upon theprovision of acute cardiac services in Australia and the UK.
Edited by renowned academics and clinicians in the field, thispractical text will encourage nurses to think critically aboutevidence and management of acute coronary conditions, and provide aguide on how and where to look for up-to-date evidence andguidelines.
* A comprehensive and practical guide to the current practiceand principles underlying the nursing care of acute cardiacconditions
* Edited by leading authorities in the field with a wealth ofexperience in acute cardiac care and resuscitation
* Has an emphasis on evidence-based practice, encouraging nursesto critically think about their practice
* Contains learning objectives, key points and activities andfurther reading guidelines