Publication Year: 2003
Authors/Editor: Margerson, Carl; Riley, Jillian
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 85
This book is a definitive and accessible text for cardiothoracic nurses.
Cardiothoracic nursing has undergone great change over the last decade. With the continuing improvement of surgical techniques, pharmacology and pre- and post-operative care, there have been many new initiatives and innovations in the nature and practice of this specialised sector of nursing. Rehabilitation and patient education are to name but a few of the areas where exciting new challenges and opportunities for cardiothoracic nurses have opened up.
Written for nurses from a nursing perspective, this book offers practical advice and information on all aspects of cardiothoracic surgical nursing and pays particular attention to the continuing developments cardiothoracic nurses must face.
Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing: Current Trends in Adult Care