The cardiovascular system plays an essential role in the proper functioning of the human body. It is responsible for transporting oxygen and nutrients to the cells and removing waste products. This edition of Medical-Surgical: Cardiovascular System provides an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disorders, and prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. Cardiovascular nursing is an important speciality in medical-surgical nursing, focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the heart and vascular system. Medical-surgical nurses must have a comprehensive understanding of the cardiovascular system and be able to recognize common cardiovascular disease processes.
Medical Surgical Nursing Cardiovascular By RegisteredNurseRN-YT