Nursing the Cardiac Patient

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About the course

This presentation covers how to recognize and assist a patient with cardiac disease. Often these patients are highly stressed and so appropriate nursing care is paramount. Topics included are:

Recognizing patient with potential or worsening cardiac disease

How, when & why to perform blood pressure monitoring


Medications used

Recognizing cardiac emergencies

Anaesthesia monitoring for patients with cardiac disease

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