Core Curriculum for Vascular Nursing An Official Publication of the Society for Vascular Nursing (SVN)

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2014-07-08
  • Publisher: LWW

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The official publication of the Society for Vascular Nursing, the newly updated Core Curriculum for Vascular Nursing provides core vascular nursing information essential to new and experienced practitioners alike. Presented in a quick-reference outline, the evidence-based content addresses a wide range of vascular conditions, as well as diagnostics, vascular anatomy, surgical interventions, medications, and patient education. Whether you are prepping for the certification exam, involved in continuing education, or treating a challenging patient condition, this is an unbeatable resource.
·        NEW content on new technology and recent advances in vascular nursing
·        NEW content on ischemic nephropathy
·        Read-at-a-glance outline format, illustrated with numerous tables and charts
·        Coverage of topics including: the evolution of vascular nursing; vascular assessment and diagnosis; vascular nursing research; recommendations for treatment of carotid artery stenosis, aortic aneurysm, renal artery stenosis, vascular access, venous disease, vascular trauma, amputations, and lymphedema
·        Can serve as a manual for nursing instructors, and as a foundation for vascular nursing training and courses
·        References and suggested readings listed at end of each chapter

Table of Contents

  1. The Evolution of Vascular Nursing
  2. Vascular Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice
  3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Vascular System
  4. Peripheral Vascular Assessment
  5. Vascular Diagnostic Studies
  6. Medications Used in Patients with Peripheral Vascular Disease
  7. Teaching and Learning Principles
  8. Vascular Medicine and Rehabilitation
  9. Lower Extremity Arterial Disease
  10. Upper Extremity Arterial Occlusive Disease
  11. Cerebrovascular Vascular Disease
  12. Mesenteric Ischemia
  13. Aneurysmal Disease
  14.   Renovascular Disease and Ischemic Nephropathy
  15. Vascular Access
  16. Buerger’s Disease (Thromboangitis Obliterans)
  17. Raynaud’s Phenomenon
  18. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  19. Superficial Thrombophlebitis and Deep Vein Thrombosis
  20. Pulmonary Embolism
  21. Chronic Venous Disease and Venous Ulcers
  22. Diabetic Foot Management
  23. Lymphedema
  24. Vascular Trauma
  25. Amputation
  26. Appendix A  Overview of Topical Wound Treatments

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