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Reperfusion therapy

01 February 2006

Emergency Nurse


In this article Nick Castle explains that, with significant improvements being made to the emergency management of cardiac patients, emergency nurses should...

Setting up a cardiovascular clinic in primary care

05 July 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article describes what nurses need to know about setting up a cardiovascular clinic in primary care. The author provides practical advice from personal...

Psychological approaches to cardiac pain

11 December 1996

Nursing Standard

Clinical review

Pain has been described in many different ways. It is difficult to define the phenomenon that we have probably all experienced in one form or another. The Oxford...

Setting up a helpline on heart disease

29 November 1995

Nursing Standard

Clinical health promotion

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is che leading cause of death and disability in the UK today (1,2) and has, therefore, been targeted as one of the five main action...

A practical guide to using pulmonary artery catheters

04 July 2007

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article reviews the physiological principles underlying the use of the pulmonary artery (PA) catheter. The procedure for PA catheter insertion, PA pressure...