coronary care nursing

coronary care nursing

the nursing care provided in a hospital in a coronary care unit. Nursing in this setting requires technical knowledge, judgment, and skills, as well as ability to give emotional support to patients and their families during the acute stage of cardiac dysfunction.
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This certainly made me a better preceptor but, when coupled with a paper in coronary care nursing a couple of years later, I found I had the skills to help run a cardiac rehabilitation programme.
It's easy to see why a busy coronary care nursing sister or casualty doctor would buckle under the strain.