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Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing Secrets


Part of the Nursing Secrets Series®, Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing Secrets is a comprehensive resource for both new and experienced cardiothoracic surgical nurses. This book is the first to focus on the "pearls" or "secrets" of practice. Written in a question-and-answer format, it provides concise information in an easy-to-use layout. Content includes anatomy & physiology, then proceeds to discuss disorders, procedures, surgery, and postoperative management of the cardiovascular and thoracic systems.

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Key Features

    • 50 Top Secrets are listed in the front of the book, with the 50 key points a reader should know about cardiothoracic surgical nursing.
    • Key Points boxes in each chapter outline important information.
    • Internet Resources boxes offer readers additional information via the web.
    • Effective 2-color design allows readers to easily find answers.
    • Question-and-answer format offers concise, easy-to-find information.
    • Designed for both new and experienced nurses.

Author Information

    By Barbara A. Todd, MSN, CRNP, Director, Clinical Surgical Specialists and Practitioners, Hospital University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

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Cardiothoracic Surgical Nursing Secrets
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 304 Pages
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03267-4
  • Copyright: 2005