Cardiac nurses perform postoperative care on a surgical unit, stress test evaluations, cardiac monitoring, vascular monitoring, and health assessments. Cardiac nurses must have Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification. In addition, cardiac nurses must possess specialized skills including electrocardiogram monitoring, defibrillation, and medication administration by continuous intravenous drip.
Cardiac nurses work in many different areas such as, Coronary care units (CCU), Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory (CCL), Intensive Care Units(ICU), Operating theatres, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Research, Cardiac Surgical wards, and Cardiac Medical wards.
Cardiac catheter leak detection: with the variety of tasks a cardiac catheter must accomplish, testing them to ensure safety and reliability is of critical importance. However, due to the range of tests that be completed on them, this process can be lengthy and challenging. This article highlights the difficulties than can be encountered and offers a solution in the form of a new testing system.(Device Sector Spotlight Cardiovascular)
May 18, 2012; The clinical applications for catheters have become so widespread that the term "catheter" does not convey enough to the testing...
Cardiac Catheter Clinical Trial Analysis - Exhaustive Information on Each Clinical Investigation Study.(Report)
Aug 19, 2009; Research and Markets (httpwww.researchandmarkets.com/research/54c449/cardiac_catheter_c) has announced the addition of Global...