Chapter 7. Vascular Surgery

  1. Fiona J McArthur-Rouse MSc, BSc (Hons), Cert Ed, RGN1 and
  2. Sylvia Prosser PhD, MSc, BEd (Hons)2
  1. Ann M Price

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691946.ch7

Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient

How to Cite

Price, A. M. (2007) Vascular Surgery, in Assessing and Managing the Acutely Ill Adult Surgical Patient (eds F. J. McArthur-Rouse and S. Prosser), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691946.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Principal Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

  2. 2

    Formerly Principal Lecturer, Department of Adult Nursing Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405133050

Online ISBN: 9780470691946

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Keywords:

  • vascular surgery;
  • cardiovascular disease;
  • blood sugars;
  • diabetes mellitus;
  • arteriography

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Common vascular pathophysiological conditions

  • Investigations and assessment of vascular disease

  • Management of abdominal aortic aneurysms

  • Thoracic aneurysm

  • Varicose veins

  • Peripheral vascular disease in limbs

  • Arterial insufficiency leading to amputation

  • Carotid endarterectomy

  • Conclusion

  • Self-test questions

  • References and further reading