Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual

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Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual by Knapp, Rose, 9781975148294
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  • ISBN: 9781975148294 | 1975148290
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/28/2020

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Selected as a Doody's Core Title for 2022 and 2023!

Build a solid knowledge base in hemodynamic nursing skills, with the newly updated Hemodynamic Monitoring Made Incredibly Visual!®, 4th Edition. 

Full of colorful images that illustrate monitoring concepts and processes, this concise, enjoyable guide sorts through the complexities of hemodynamics and clarifies them in easy-to-follow ways. Grasp the structures and functions of pulmonary and cardiac systems and the vital skills of hemodynamics, with this vital reference—a must-have for all nursing students, new nurses, and nurses returning to critical care.
Get clear, concise direction on the concepts, devices, and nursing skills used in hemodynamic monitoring:
  • NEW and updated content, photos and graphics that demonstrate nursing skills and responsibilities
  • Hundreds of colorful images that guide you through the ins and outs of hemodynamics – detailed photos, diagrams, charts and other visual aids that clarify cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology
  • Illustrates vital practice issues, such as how to confirm the lungs are getting enough oxygen, and how well the heart is pumping — explains and reinforces key concepts in easy-to-remember ways
  • Explains the fundamentals and current best practices in hemodynamic monitoring in easy-to-retain terms 
  • Ideal for visual learners –images demonstrate step-by-step, expert guidance on monitoring skills, physiology and devices: 
    • Understanding cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology
    • Understanding a pressure monitoring system
    • Vascular access
    • Pressure monitoring – arterial, central venous, and pulmonary artery pressure monitoring
    • Cardiac output monitoring
    • Tissue oxygenation monitoring
    • Minimally invasive hemodynamic monitoring
    • Circulatory assist devices
    • Step-by-step guidance on thermodilution methods, analyzing thermodilution curves, measuring cardiac function and output, maintaining artery catheters, and more
  • Ideal on-the-spot reference and review for nursing students and new nurses – addresses the physiology behind each learning objective and provides vital nursing considerations
  • Chapter features:
    • On the level – defines normal and abnormal pressure readings for different patient conditions
    • Q&A – illustrated riddles, diagrams, and questions and answers at the end of each chapter that help you fully integrate new knowledge
    • Matchmaker – matching terms and conditions to their correct definition
    • Memory board – learning aids and memory cues that help you retain important definitions and processes
    • Ride the wave – explains the actions of waveforms, including how to recognize abnormal waveforms
    • “Nurse Joy and Jake” – expert insights and encouraging advice
About the Clinical Editor
Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-BC, is an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, and Associate Graduate Faculty and MSN Program Director/APN Program Coordinator at the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey
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