Chapter 2. Key Therapeutic Targets in Chronic Cardiac Care

  1. Simon Stewart BA, BN, Grad Dip Ad Ed, PhD1,
  2. Sally Inglis BN, BHSc (Hons)2 and
  3. Anna Hawkes BSc (Hons), MPH, PhD3

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750599.ch2

Chronic Cardiac Care: A Practical Guide to Specialist Nurse Management

Chronic Cardiac Care: A Practical Guide to Specialist Nurse Management

How to Cite

Stewart, S., Inglis, S. and Hawkes, A. (eds) (2006) Key Therapeutic Targets in Chronic Cardiac Care, in Chronic Cardiac Care: A Practical Guide to Specialist Nurse Management, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750599.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, South Australia, and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Queensland, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727918352

Online ISBN: 9780470750599

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Keywords:

  • cardiac care;
  • chronic angina;
  • fibrillation;
  • guiding principles;
  • therapeutic targets

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Minimizing the impact of cardiac risk factors: a lifetime task

  • Living with cardiac disease: improving duration and quality of life

  • Dying from cardiac disease: optimizing the of end-of-life

  • Summary

  • References