"As a leading researcher in the field of biology, Robin Wall Kimmerer understands the delicate state of our world. But as an active member of the Potawatomi nation, she senses and relates to the world through a way of knowing far older than any science. In Braiding Sweetgrass, she intertwines these two modes of awareness--the analytic and the emotional, the scientific and the cultural--to ultimately reveal a path toward healing the rift that grows between people and nature. The woven essays that construct this book bring people back into conversation with all that is green and growing; a universe that never stopped speaking to us, even when we forgot how to listen"-- Provided by publisher.
Clinical judgment in critical care -- Cardiovascular anatomy and physiology -- Indications for cardiac surgery -- Preoperative cardiac surgery nursing evaluation -- Heart valve surgery -- Cardiopulmonary bypass and off-pump coronary artery bypass -- Minimally invasive cardiac surgery -- Recovery of anesthesia following cardiac surgery -- Hemodynamic monitoring -- Intra-aortic balloon pump -- Mechanical ventilation after open heart surgery -- Pharmacological support following cardiac surgery -- Postoperative complications of cardiac surgery and nursing interventions -- Pain management -- Postoperative dysrhythmias -- Neurologic complications -- Fluid and electrolyte imbalances following cardiac surgery -- Wound care -- Bridge to transplant and cardiac transplantation -- Complications of obesity of the cardiac surgery patient -- Cardiogenetics -- Nutritional issues in the patient undergoing cardiac surgery -- Psychological support for the patient undergoing cardiac surgery and the family -- Rehabilitation and care of the cardiac surgery patient on discharge -- Post-ICU care and other complications.
Epidemiology of coronary artery disease, valve disease, and need for heart surgery -- Diagnostic tests -- Preparing a patient for cardiac surgery -- Cardiopulmonary bypass -- Coronary artery bypass graft surgery -- Valve surgery -- Other surgical treatments -- Off-pump surgeries and minimally invasive techniques -- The first few hours : initial recovery -- Complications : initial postoperative period -- Transition to intermediate care -- Extended recovery timelines -- Complications : extended recovery period -- Stroke -- Discharge and cardiac rehabilitation.