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.
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Unique aspects of long-term care -- Settings for long term-care -- Reimbursement for long-term care -- Regulations -- Long-term care nursing responsibilities -- Culture change -- The minimum data set (MDS) -- Assessing needs beyond the minimum data set (MDS) -- Assessment skill -- Identifying changes in status -- Creating care plan -- Ensuring person-centered care -- Caring for families -- Documentation essentials -- Promoting medication safety -- Reducing common risks -- Identifying and managing clinical emergencies -- End-of-life care -- Overview of dementia -- Communication challenges with residents with dementia -- Special clinical challenges -- Foundations of leadership and management -- Determining staffing needs -- Surveys -- Legal aspects -- Self-care. from NLM