Nursing grand rounds is a way for staff nurses to present an interesting case through evidence-based practice. Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension is an incurable syndrome that can devastate a patient. This article describes a patient’s experience with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension and outlines the pathophysiology, treatment, psychosocial issues, and nursing implications that were presented in a nursing grand rounds presentation at a hospital.
Under Pressure: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension . . . A Mother’s Struggle
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Christine Weber, Michelle Silver, Dorcas Cromer, Stacy Kaminski, Tracy Wirick, Jeanine Vallejo; Under Pressure: Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension . . . A Mother’s Struggle. Crit Care Nurse 1 August 2011; 31 (4): 87–94. doi: https://doi.org/10.4037/ccn2011730
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