The new 2016 edition of Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, 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.
This new 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.
Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing is the perfect study aid for those readers preparing for the AACN's Cardiac Surgery Certification, this book features critical thinking questions, multiple choice self-assessment questions, web resources, clinical inquiry boxes, and case studies.
This resource is also an ideal resource to help prepare for the Cardiac Surgery Certification sub-specialty 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.