Vascular Nursing remains the only clinical reference devoted solely to the nursing care of patients with peripheral vascular disorders. This thoroughly updated and revised text provides a comprehensive overview of vascular disease and presents specific nursing management strategies for each vascular disorder. Valuable for practitioners in both the inpatient and the outpatient setting, the fourth edition includes information on the new minimally invasive endoluminal surgery that is replacing traditional surgery. New technology for diagnostic evaluation of vascular disease and non-operative management of vascular disease is covered in detail. Offers a comprehensive reference on vascular care, with thorough coverage of developments in pathophysiology, evaluation, and management-including the current understanding of hematologic and biochemical factors in vascular disease. Details state-of-the art diagnostic procedures and imaging techniques. Describes the latest interventional approaches, including radiologic and endovascular techniques. Incorporates clinical pathways to facilitate the coordination of effective and economical patient care and documentation. Serves as an effective review tool for the certification exam in vascular nursing. Offers 300 illustrations, including over 150 photographs of conditions, procedures, and outcomes. Features expert contributors from the field of vascular nursing to provide clinical currency and relevancy. Significantly updated throughout for current practices, including new minimally invasive surgical approaches, new technologies, new diagnostics, procedures, and expanded outpatient and home care. More than 100 new illustrations. Reflects an increased focus on risk factor reduction and illness prevention.Society for Vascular Nursing, 7794 Grow Dr, Pensacola, FL 32514; website: www .svnnet.org. The Vascular Disease ... Progressive vs single-stage treadmill tests for evaluation of claudication, MedSci Sports Exerc 23:402-408, 1991. Regensteiner JG ... Davis CM: Patient practitioner interaction: an experiential manual for developing the art of health care, Thorofare, NJ, 1989, Slack. American College ofanbsp;...
|Author||:||Victora A. Fahey|
|Publisher||:||W B Saunders Company - 2004|