Fast Facts for Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping
By Kathy White Learning Systems, Inc.
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Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping (IABP) is an advanced critical care procedure that demands a high level of clinical readiness. In many institutions, however, readiness is difficult to maintain. When a patient needs balloon pumping, those involved need a quick and concise review, a way to insure that pump setup and catheter insertion procedures go smoothly, a way to refresh the memory on complications and their management.
“Fast Facts for Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping,” is a concise, and factual quick-reference guide on all aspects of balloon pumping. IABP clinicians can depend on “Fast Facts for Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping” for the facts on:
•The indications, physiologic effects, and complications
•Rapid setup and testing of the pump
•Procedures for percutaneous and cutdown techniques for
balloon catheter insertion and removal
•How to time pumping perfectly to the arterial wave
•The identification and significance of the 4 mistiming errors
•Using the central lumen for arterial pressure monitoring
•Prevention and management of complications
•In-hospital transport of the IABP patient
•Pump and catheter setup procedures for the two most commonly used IAB pumps and catheters
The information for “Fast Facts for IABP” is gleaned from texts, journals, studies, and manufacturer publications, as well as from the realities of clinical practice.
Finding the specific facts that you need is fast and easy using the selectable table of contents for the main topics as well as for the subtopics. Color illustrations enhance understanding and help you convey concepts to other clinicians.
“Fast Facts for Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping” is a specialty chapter that is part of the well-known and popular series of quick references, “Fast Facts for Critical Care,” written and published by Kathy White Learning Systems, Inc.
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- Category: Medical
- Updated: Jan 26, 2015
- Version: 2.6.2
- Size: 2.6 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Kathy White Learning Systems, Inc.
- © 2008 Kathy White Learning Systems Inc.
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