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Friday, August 16, 2013

WHAT IS HEART TRANSPLANTATION




Dear nurses,

Hope you had a good week.I would like to share
with you a topic that can be very helpful, regardless
of where you work.Heart Transplantation (the Clinical Setting Chp 10)
 is presented in a nurse friendly way. A sample:

Tim was admitted to the ICU with extreme shortness
of breath, fatigue and chest pain. History includes
CAD (coronary artery disease ) and two MIs.
 The doctor inserted a PAC ( Pulmonary Artery
Catheter ) in Tim's heart.

 He was also put on medications like:
- Dobutrex to improve cardiac output
- Nipride to increase vasodilation
Learn more about this topic by clicking
on the link: Heart Transplantation (Chapter 10 )

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