The rave reviews are already coming in for Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition by Sonya R. Hardin and Roberta Kaplow. Doody's Review Service just gave it 5 stars and perfect score of 100.
Cynthia Lee Cummings, RN, MSN, EdD, University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, for Doody's Review Service writes that,
“This book is comprehensive, well written, and easy to understand. [It is] an excellent reference for anyone caring for cardiac surgery patients and should be recommended as a reference on all units…”
Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition is an indispensable reference for new and experienced nurses caring for patients in intensive care units immediately following cardiac surgery. Completely updated and revised, it addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery, the nursing responsibilities necessary to meet the needs of acutely ill patients, and strategies to optimize patient outcomes in this dynamic field.
An ideal resource to help prepare for the Cardiac Surgery Certification subspecialty exam offered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, it features critical thinking questions, multiple choice self-assessment questions, web resources, clinical inquiry boxes, and case studies.
- Provides additional information on pulmonary, renal, and diabetic issues related to cardiac surgery
- New chapter on minimally invasive surgery utilizing robotics
- Updated case studies, current references, and enhanced evidence-based practice guidelines
- Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Preferred Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook and Navigate 2 TestPrep
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