Home > Books > Improving Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure: A Practical Guide to Specialist Nurse Intervention
Improving Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure: A Practical Guide to Specialist Nurse Intervention
View PDF

Improving Outcomes in Chronic Heart Failure: A Practical Guide to Specialist Nurse Intervention

Publication Year: 2004
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Stewart, Simon; Blue, Lynda
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 978-0-727-91723-2
  • Description
  • Details

This book describes and discusses the latest research concerning the benefits of having specially trained nurses manage the care of patients with heart failure after they have been discharged from hospital to their own home. Leading nurses and doctors from around the world discuss their experiences with this type of innovative and effective care program.

Tthe book contains a practical guide to developing this type of care program into a fully functional service that provides quality care to those patients admitted to hospital with heart failure.

This second edition changes the emphasis from reviewing the research to guidance on implementation, making the book an ever more useful tool for practitioners managing CHF patients.

Using the Glasgow group's experience, the comprehensive text covers:
* The background: reviewing the costs; state of the art treatment of heart failure; specialist nurse intervention: the evidence.
* The Glasgow experience: a blueprint for identifying and managing patients; assessing the patient with heart failure; optimising day to day management of patients; pharmacological treatment-a specialist nurse perspective
* The future: new frontiers in specialist nurse management of CHF

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Stewart, Simon; Blue, Lynda
  • ISBN: 978-0-727-91723-2
  • Specialty:
    Cardiology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 264
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2004

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Ovid® Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education. Over 5 million bibliographic records derived from over 3,700 international, unembargoed journals.
JOTM
Maternity and Infant Care A key information resource used by maternity health care professionals and student midwives worldwide to support their research, practice, and study requirements.
JOTM
Journal of Nursing Administration JONA is the authoritative source of information on developments and advances in patient care leadership.
JOTM
Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners JAANP provides a strong clinical focus with articles related to primary, secondary, and tertiary care, nurse practitioner education, health policy, ethics, and health care delivery.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Manual of Nursing Diagnosis
Outlines the major diagnoses listed by NANDA-I in order to help nurses and students create care plans for patients with any range of ailments.

Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!®
This comprehensive reference is a must-have for class use and NCLEX or certification exam preparation—and an invaluable on-the-spot clinical guide.