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Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition is an indispensable reference for new and experienced nurses caring for patients in intensive care units immediately following cardiac surgery. Completely updated and revised, it addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery, the nursing responsibilities necessary to meet the needs of acutely ill patients, and strategies to optimize patient outcomes in this dynamic field.
The Second Edition features additional information on pulmonary, renal, and diabetic issues related to cardiac surgery, a new chapter on minimally invasive surgery utilizing robotics, updated case studies, current references, and enhanced evidence-based practice guidelines.
An ideal resource to help prepare for the Cardiac Surgery Certification subspecialty exam offered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, it features critical thinking questions, multiple choice self-assessment questions, web resources, clinical inquiry boxes, and case studies.
1 Clinical Judgment in Critical Care
2 Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology
3 Indications for Cardiac Surgery
4 Preoperative Cardiac Surgery Nursing Evaluation
5 Heart Valve Surgery
6 Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass
7 Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
8 Recovery of Anesthesia following Cardiac Surgery
9 Hemodynamic Monitoring
10 Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
11 Mechanical Ventilation after Open Heart Surgery
12 Pharmacological Support Following Cardiac Surgery
13 Postoperative Complications of Cardiac Surgery and Nursing Interventions
14 Pain Management
15 Postoperative Dysrhythmias
16 Neurologic Complications
17 Fluid and Electrolyte Imbalances Following Cardiac Surgery
18 Wound Care
19 Bridge to Transplant and Cardiac Transplantation
20 Implications of Obesity of the Cardiac Surgery Patient
Sonya R. Hardin, PhD, MBA, MHA, MSN, CCRN, NP-C-Professor, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
Dr. Sonya Renae Hardin is a Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Programs in the College of Nursing at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. She has provided academic leadership for nursing administration, nursing education and nurse practitioner programs. Dr. Hardin has co-authored three books and numerous book chapters and articles in critical care, cardiovascular disease and geriatrics. She serves on several editorial boards and reviews for many journal focused on critical care and geriatrics. Her PhD is from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She is certified as a Critical Care Nurse and an Adult Nurse Practitioner with experience teaching in undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs. Her scholarship includes serving as PI on a HRSA funded Geriatric Workforce Enhance Program grant focused on improving care in rural eastern North Carolina through interprofessional education. She has served on expert panels to develop geriatric competencies and standards of care.
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Roberta Kaplow, PhD, APRN-CCNS, AOCNS, CCRN-Clinical Nurse Specialist, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
Dr. Roberta Kaplow is a clinical nurse specialist at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, GA. She has co-authored three books and numerous book chapters and articles in critical care and oncology. She has served on the AACN Board of Directors and AACN Certification Corporation Board of Directors. She has served on the editorial board of Applied Nursing Research and reviews for many journal focused on critical care, oncology, research, and medical/surgical nursing. Her Ph.D. is from New York University. She is certified as a Critical Care Nurse, Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, and Adult Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist. She has taught in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. She has also Director of the Oncology/Immunology Master’s Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist program at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing of Emory University.
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- ISBN-13: 9780763738631