Acute Coronary Syndromes-a Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease-covers the state-of-the-art scientific and clinical information you need to rapidly evaluate and manage acute coronary syndromes. Dr. Pierre Theroux and his team of expert contributors present advances in diagnostic and imaging techniques such as biomarkers, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, and multislice CT; secondary prevention; and new antiplatelet, anti-ischemic, and gene therapies.
See exactly what's happening inside patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) and angina pectoris, and know exactly what it means for your nursing care. With this video, you'll get practical information on every clinically relevant aspect of these two disorders.
-identify key risk factors for CAD.
-differentiate between stable and unstable angina, their pathophysiologies, and treatments.
-understand how CAD affects internal structures and processes.
-recognize signs and symptoms of CAD and angina, and link your assessment findings to what's happening inside your patient's body.
-detect complications and intervene before they reach a crisis point.
-explain to patients how diagnostic tests reveal CAD and potential risk factors, and how drugs and surgery help treat CAD and reduce angina pain.
-teach patients with CAD and angina how to care for themselves and improve their quality of life.
...and much, much more.
-- Blanchard & Loeb website.