Advanced Cardiac Life Support: A Guide for Nurses (Paperback)

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support: A Guide for Nurses (Paperback)

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support

In the event of an adult cardiac arrest, it is essential to be able to respond rapidly, providing safe and effective care. This new and updated edition of Advanced Cardiac Life Support provides the theoretical background to resuscitation as well as explaining the essential resuscitation skills required to manage an adult cardiac arrest- from the time it occurs until subsequent transfer to the ICU.

The emphasis is on the prevention of cardiac arrest with detailed information on the management of peri-arrest arrhythmias and acute coronary syndromes. Advanced Cardiac Life Support also discusses ethical and legal issues, record keeping, dealing with bereavement, audit, equipment and training- providing an essential quick reference tool for nurses and health care professionals.

  • An evidence-based approach to emergency care based on the latest Resuscitation guidelines
  • A succinct yet comprehensive guide to the management of cardiac arrest
  • Written by an experienced resuscitation training offer who is also a qualified nurse and former CCU Charge Nurse
Phil Jevon qualified as an RGN in 1986. He worked on CCU between the years 1987 and 1993 during which time he gained considerable experience in coronary care nursing. He has been the Resuscitation Officer/Clinical Skills Lead at The Manor Hospital, Walsall since 1993 and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the Birmingham Medical School. While working on CCU and since then in his role as a member of the hospital cardiac arrest team, he has got considerable experience in advanced cardiac life support.
Product Details ISBN: 9781405185660
ISBN-10: 140518566X
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: October 19th, 2009
Pages: 336
Language: English