Because of the success of urokinase therapy, the expectation is that more patients with peripheral vascular disease will be treated with urokinase or another thrombolytic agent. For that reason, nurses must become proficient in caring for these patients. The standing orders and care map, along with the appropriate nursing diagnoses, offer the nurse concrete guidelines for the care of these patients.
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Articles| October 01 1994
Peripheral intra-arterial thrombolytic therapy for acute arterial occlusion
Crit Care Nurse (1994) 14 (5): 23–29.
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SD Coen, E Silverman; Peripheral intra-arterial thrombolytic therapy for acute arterial occlusion. Crit Care Nurse 1 October 1994; 14 (5): 23–29. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn19126.96.36.199
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