Short Stay Management of Heart Failure

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: W. Frank Peacock IV, MD, FACEP

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-176645-6

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Handbook, under the auspices of the Society of Chest Pain Centers, is the first roadmap to treatment of heart failure patients in an observation unit.

Gives practitioners a full understanding of the medical requirements, administrative processes, and regulatory issues involved in observation unit care of heart failure patients.

The authors offer practical guidelines for management of heart failure in an observation unit, including admission criteria, initial evaluation, treatment protocols, drugs that should and should not be used, and discharge planning. Appendices contain treatment pathways and algorithms; sample orders; discharge information; reminder cards; and diet instructions.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: W. Frank Peacock IV, MD, FACEP
ISBN: 978-0-78-176645-6
Specialty:
Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Emergency Medical Technology
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 176
Illustrations: 88
Year: 2006

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