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Aortic Valvuloplasty: Potential Nursing Diagnoses.
Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing (DCCN)
  • Anne C. Russell, Cedarville University
  • S M Blake
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
3-1-1989
PubMed ID
2924683
Abstract

The use of transluminal balloon angioplasty has become widespread in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Since critical care nurses are responsible for the assessment and management after the procedure in the critical care unit, the authors provide information on the pathophysiology and potential nursing diagnoses for these patients. In this way, the critical care nurse can support the patient before, during, and after the procedure.

Keywords
  • Aged,
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis,
  • Catheterization,
  • Female,
  • Humans,
  • Nursing Assessment,
  • Nursing Diagnosis
Citation Information
Anne C. Russell and S M Blake. "Aortic Valvuloplasty: Potential Nursing Diagnoses." Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing (DCCN) Vol. 8 Iss. 2 (1989) p. 72 - 82 ISSN: 0730-4625
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/anne-russell/8/