Nurse-led advanced cardiovascular assessment: a case study
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Nurse-led advanced cardiovascular assessment: a case study

Kate Dunn Practice nurse, General practice, Pulborough Medical Group, Pulborough, England

This case study shows the complexity of nurse-led physical assessment in general practice and examines the reasoning behind the differential diagnosis of heart failure, pulmonary oedema or pneumonia. It breaks down the process of diagnosing a patient and it explores the factors involved when assessing the evidence presented through the patient’s history, clinical examinations and assessments.

Primary Health Care. 29, 5, 23-28. doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1565

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Conflict of interest

None declared

Dunn K (2019) Nurse-led advanced cardiovascular assessment: a case study. Primary Health Care. doi: 10.7748/phc.2019.e1565

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