Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel (Paperback)
4 Stars from Doody's Book Review (on the Third Edition) "It is excellent reading for students, healthcare professionals considering the cath lab as an adventure, as well as novice and expert cath lab professionals." Completely revised and updated, the Fourth Edition of Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel, is written specifically for nurses, technologists, and allied health personnel working in the catheterization laboratory. Topics cover all aspects of the catheterization laboratory including cardiovascular anatomy, radiography, angiography, technical duties of the staff, right and left heart catheterization, PCI, invasive ultrasound, valvuloplasty, hemostasis, pediatric interventions, pharmacology, emergency procedures, and many others. Every new print copy includes Navigate Advantage Access that unlocks a complete, interactive eBook, student practice activities, learning analytics reporting tools, and more Now focused on being a training and assessment resource rather than just a reference book, the book is divided into parts for better pedagogical organization. Each chapter now includes learning objectives, summaries, relevant case studies, and self-assessment questions. Updated to reflect the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals' (SICP) 2015 Educational Guidelines for Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Personnel in the Cardiovascular Catheterization Laboratory. New instructor resources include slides in PowerPoint and an Instructor Manual with chapter outlines, online educational resources, and suggested readings. Includes information on endovascular treatment of pulmonary embolism. New eBook available with additional online case studies. Printable step-by-step procedures.