Textbook of Cardiac Nursing

by Reena George

This book focuses on cardiac nursing. Cardiac nursing is dedicated to treating and caring for patients with a variety of heart diseases or conditions. The purpose of this book is to give simple yet authentic explanation for cardiac conditions. This book consists of 18 chapters, which include anatomy and physiology of cardiac system, cardiac assessment, diagnostic procedures used in cardiology, inflammatory heart disease, coronary artery diseases, structural abnormalities of heart/valvular heart disease, cardiac dysrhythmias and conduction defects, cardiomyopathies, congestive heart failure, cardiac emergencies, congenital heart disease, disorders of aorta, hypertension, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, cardiac surgeries and special procedures, cardiac tumors and trauma, and cardiac drugs. This book covers all essential aspects of cardiology including anatomy and physiology, diagnostic measures, pharmacological aspects, medical, surgical and nursing management of cardiac conditions. This book includes sufficient diagrams and tables to help students in understanding the content better.


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