The number of patients receiving cardiopulmonary support (CPS) is increasing, requiring critical care nurses to be better prepared to care for these complex patients. Background information on CPS along with considerations for nursing management are presented. A case study of a patient requiring CPS and a suggested nursing care plan are included to assist in providing quality nursing care
Cirdiac Assist Devices| August 01 1991
Nursing Considerations for Patients Requiring Cardiopulmonary Support
Terry K. Bavin, RN, MN
From the Education and Training Department, Community Hospitals of Central California, Fresno, California.
Reprint requests to Terry K. Bavin, RN, MN, Education and Training Department, Community Hospitals of Central California, Fresno and R streets, PO Box 1232, Fresno, CA 93715.
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AACN Adv Crit Care (1991) 2 (3): 500–514.
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Terry K. Bavin; Nursing Considerations for Patients Requiring Cardiopulmonary Support. AACN Adv Crit Care 1 August 1991; 2 (3): 500–514. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/15597768-1991-3015
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