Table of contents for Oxford handbook of cardiac nursing / edited by Karen Rawlings-Anderson, Kate Johnson.

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Contents
Contributors xiii
Symbols and abbreviations xv
Detailed contents xxi
 1	Introduction 1
 2	Cardiac assessment 25
 3	Cardiac investigations 61
 4	Valvular disease 75
 5	Infective endocarditis 75
 6	Coronary heart disease: stable angina 75
 7	Acute coronary syndromes (ACS) 75
 8	Interventional cardiology for coronary heart disease 75
 9	Cardiac surgery 89
10	Chronic heart failure 241
11	Bradycardias and blocks 103
12	Tachycardias 321
13	Electrophysiology 111
14	Congenital heart disease 335
15	Cardiomyopathy 403
16	Other cardiac problems 523
17	Cardiac rehabilitation, prevention of cardiac disease, and promotion of health 563
18	Cardiovascular emergencies 595
19	Cardiovascular drugs 631
Further suggested resources 473
Index 000
Contributors 
Symbols and abbreviations
Symbols and abbreviations 
Detailed contents
Contributors xiii
Symbols and abbreviations xv
1	Introduction	1
	What does the book cover? 2	
	Mortality and morbidity 4	
	Policy context 6	
	Cardiac developments and trends 8	
	Risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) 10	
	Nonmodifiable risk factors 12	
	Modifiable risk factors 14	
	Dietary factors and diabetes 16	
2	Cardiac assessment	19
	Introduction 20	
	General assessment of the patient 22	
	Chest pain 24	
	Differential diagnosis of chest pain 26	
	Dyspnoea 28	
	Palpitations 30	
	Syncope 32	
	Assessment of arterial blood pressure (BP) 34	
	Arterial monitoring 36	
	Assessment of heart rate (HR) and arterial pulses 38	
	Indicators of cardiac output (CO) 40	
	Cardiac monitoring 42	
	Reading a rhythm strip 44	
	12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) 46	
	Analysing an electrocardiogram (ECG) 48	
	Heart sounds 50	
	Extra heart sounds 52	
	Central venous lines 54	
	Pulmonary artery pressure monitoring I 56	
	Pulmonary artery pressure monitoring II: pulmonary artery wedge pressure 58	
	Respiratory assessment 60	
	Breath sounds 62	
	Pulse oximetry 64	
	Arterial blood gases (ABG) 66	
	Chest X-ray (CXR) 68	
	Abnormalities on CXR 70	
	Visible cardiac devices on CXR 72	
3	Cardiac investigations	73
	Introduction 74	
	Exercise tolerance testing 76	
	Holter monitoring 78	
	Tilt testing 80	
	Imaging studies: echocardiography 82	
	Imaging studies: nuclear, CMR, and CT 84	
4	Valvular disease	87
	Introduction 88	
	Aortic stenosis (AS) 90	
	Aortic regurgitation (AR) 92	
	Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) 94	
	Mitral valve regurgitation (MR) 96	
	Mitral valve stenosis (MS) 98	
	Pulmonary valve disorders 100	
	Tricuspid valve disorders 102	
	Surgical management 104	
	Nursing considerations 106	
5	Infective endocarditis	109
	Introduction 110	
	Aetiology 112	
	Types of endocarditis 114	
	Predisposing factors 116	
	Common infective organisms 118	
	Signs and symptoms 120	
	Diagnosis 122	
	Clinical management 124	
	Nursing considerations 126	
	Patient education 128	
6	Coronary heart disease: stable angina	129
	Introduction 130	
	Pathophysiology 132	
	Clinical management 134	
	Chest-pain clinics 136	
7	Acute coronary syndromes (ACS)	137
	Introduction 138	
	Pathophysiology 140	
	Identifying patients with acute coronary syndromes 142	
	Principles for immediate nursing care of all patients with suspected ACS 144	
	Specific principles for nursing patients with ST-segment elevation ACS 146	
	12-lead ECG of STEMI 150	
	Specific principles for nursing patients with non-ST-segment elevation ACS 152	
	Specific principles for nursing patients with ACS after initial acute presentation 154	
8	Interventional cardiology for coronary heart disease	157
	Introduction 158	
	Coronary angiography: preprocedure care 160	
	Arterial access 162	
	Coronary angiography: postprocedure care 164	
	Sheath removal 166	
	Achieving haemostasis: closure devices 170	
	Complications of coronary angiography 172	
	Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) 174	
	Interventional procedures: percutaneous coronary angioplasty (PTCA) 176	
	PCI: preprocedure and postprocedure care 178	
	PCI: complications 180	
	Pharmacological adjuncts to PCI 182	
9	Cardiac surgery	185
	Introduction 186	
	Waiting-list management 188	
	Preoperative assessment 190	
	Anaesthetic 194	
	Surgery 196	
	Intraoperative care 198	
	Effects of cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) 200	
	Fast-track and early extubation 204	
	Haemodynamic management 206	
	Respiratory support 208	
	Fluid management 210	
	Pain management 212	
	Neurological care 214	
	Psychological care 216	
	Wound care 218	
	Nutrition 220	
	Mobility and comfort 222	
	Removal of chest drains 224	
	Epicardial pacing wires 226	
	Preparation for discharge 228	
	Follow-up care 230	
	Developments in cardiac surgery 232	
10	Chronic heart failure	233
	Introduction 234	
	Aetiology 236	
	Types of heart failure 238	
	Classification of heart failure 240	
	Pathophysiology 242	
	Diagnosis 244	
	Clinical management 246	
	Nursing management: monitoring 248	
	Nursing management: patient education 250	
	Palliative care 252	
	Heart failure services 254	
	Role of the heart failure nurse specialist 256	
11	Bradycardias and blocks	257
	Introduction 258	
	Sinus bradycardia and sino-atrial node disease 260	
	Atrioventricular blocks: overview 262	
	Atrioventricular blocks: first-degree heart block 264	
	Atrioventricular blocks: second-degree heart block 266	
	Atrioventricular blocks: third-degree (complete) heart block 268	
	Bundle branch block 270	
	Management of bradycardia and heart blocks 272	
	Types of pacing 274	
	Epicardial pacing 276	
	Endocardial (transvenous) pacing 278	
	External (transcutaneous) pacing 280	
	Percussion pacing 282	
	Pacing codes 284	
	Temporary pacing indications and procedures 286	
	Temporary pacing management 288	
	Permanent pacing indications and procedures 290	
	Permanent pacing management 292	
	Education of paced patients 294	
	Long-term management of paced patients 296	
12	Tachycardias	297
	Introduction 298	
	Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) 300	
	Atrial fibrillation (AF) 302	
	Atrial flutter 304	
	Ventricular rhythms 306	
	Ventricular tachycardia (VT) 308	
	Ventricular fibrillation 310	
	Management of tachycardias 312	
	Management of tachycardias II 314	
	Direct current (DC) cardioversion 316	
	Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICD) 318	
13	Electrophysiology	321
	Introduction 322	
	Basic electrophysiology (EP) 324	
	Electrophysiology catheters 326	
	Programmed electrical stimulation (PES) 328	
	Ablation 330	
	Nursing considerations 332	
14	Congenital heart disease	333
	Introduction 334	
	Adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD) 336	
	Fetal circulation 338	
	Classification of congenital heart disease 340	
	Acyanotic lesions 342	
	Cyanotic lesions 344	
	Inherited cardiac syndromes presenting in later life 346	
	Problems associated with congenital heart disease in adulthood 348	
	Nursing considerations 350	
15	Cardiomyopathy	351
	Introduction 352	
	Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM): overview 354	
	hcm: diagnosis and management 358	
	Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) 360	
	Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) 362	
	Restrictive cardiomyopathy (RCM) 366	
	Nursing considerations 368	
16	Other cardiac problems	371
	Introduction 372	
	Pericardial disease 374	
	Acute pericarditis 376	
	Pericardial effusion 378	
	Constrictive pericarditis 380	
	Myocarditis 382	
	Athlete's heart 384	
	Cardiac cancers 386	
17	Cardiac rehabilitation, prevention of cardiac disease, and promotion of health	387
	Introduction 388	
	Cardiac rehabilitation 390
	Types of cardiac rehabilitation 392	
	Health-promotion models and theories 394	
	Concordance 396	
	Management of lifestyle and risk factors 398	
	Smoking cessation 400	
	Diet 402
	Physical activity 404	
	Psychosocial assessment 406	
18	Cardiovascular emergencies	407
	Introduction 408	
	Assessing the deteriorating patient 410	
	Basic life support (BLS) 412	
	Resuscitation 414	
	Advanced life support (ALS) 416	
	Defibrillation 419	
	Pulmonary embolism (PE) 420	
	Tension pnuemothorax 422	
	Cardiac tamponade 424	
	Pulmonary oedema 426	
	Cardiogenic shock 428	
	Intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABPs) 430	
	Complications of iabp therapy 432	
	Ventricular assist devices (VADs) 432	
	Ventricular rupture and ventricular septal defects (VSDs) 434	
	Aortic dissection 436	
19	Cardiovascular drugs	441
	Introduction 442
	Antiarrhythmics 444	
	Cardiac glycosides 446	
	B-blockers 448	
	Calcium-channel blockers 450	
	Nitrates 452	
	Vasodilator antihypertensive agents 454	
	Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors 456	
	Angiotensin II antagonists 458	
	Inotropes 460	
	Anticoagulants 462	
	Antiplatelets 464	
	Thrombolytics 466	
	Statins 468	
	Diuretics 470	
Further suggested resources 473	
Index 000	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Heart -- Diseases -- Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Heart Diseases -- nursing -- Handbooks.
Cardiac Surgical Procedures -- nursing -- Handbooks.