Assessment and management of patients with vascular disorders and problems of peripheral circulation

Wilson, Geoff and Ferrer, Joachim (2005) Assessment and management of patients with vascular disorders and problems of peripheral circulation. In: Smetzer & Bare's textbook of medical-surgical nursing: First Australian/New Zealand Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Broadway, N.S.W., Australia, pp. 819-857. ISBN 1-920994-00-9

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Abstract

Adequate perfusion oxygenates and nourishes body tissues and depends in part on a properly functioning cardiovascular system. Adequate blood flow depends on the efficient pumping action of the heart, patent and responsive blood vessels, and adequate circulating blood volume. Nervous system activity, blood viscosity, and the metabolic needs of tissues influence the rate and adequacy of blood flow.


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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Chapter 31. The publication is based on Brunner & Suddarth's textbook of medical-surgical nursing 10e. Multiple copies held in the USQ Library at call no. 610.73 Sme.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Nursing
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2010 04:12
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2012 04:14
Uncontrolled Keywords: vascular disorders; peripheral circulation; nursing
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1110 Nursing > 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/8851

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