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Interventional Cardiology

Interventional Cardiology

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Published by Rufus Raj
NURSES RESPONSIBILITIES IN Interventional Cardiology
NURSES RESPONSIBILITIES IN Interventional Cardiology

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Published by: Rufus Raj on Mar 16, 2011
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NURSESRESPONSIBILITIES ININTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY 
PRESENTED BY:
H. RUFUS RAJ
LECTURERALSHIFA COLLEGE OF NURSING
 
DEFINITION
Interventional cardiology isa branch of the medical specialtyof cardiology that dealsspecifically with the catheterbased treatment of structuralheart diseases.
-Wikipedia.Com
 
ADVANTAGES OFINTERVENTIONAL CARDIOLOGY 
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Avoidance of the scars, pain, andlong postoperative recoveryassociated with surgery
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Accessibility of the artery in mostpatients
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Easy control of bleeding even inanticoagulated patients
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Enhancement of comfort becausepatients are capable of sitting upand walking immediately followingthe procedure
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