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Caring for Children and Young People with Cardiovascular Problems

Gaskin, Kerry ORCID: and Daniels, Amanda (2021) Caring for Children and Young People with Cardiovascular Problems. In: A Textbook of Children's and Young People's Nursing (3rd Edition). Elsevier, London. ISBN 9780702062322 (paperback), 9780702065392 (eISSN)

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The aim of this chapter is to provide an overview of embryological, fetal and developmental anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system; and the types, causes and management of cardiovascular disorders in infants and children. The content of this chapter will focus primarily on the most common causes of congenital, inherited and acquired heart disease likely to be encountered by children’s nurses. Assessment and nursing management will be considered utilising the current evidence base within the context of family centred care.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: children, young people, cardiovascular problems, embryological, fetal, developmental anatomy, physiology
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: College of Health, Life and Environmental Sciences > School of Nursing and Midwifery
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Depositing User: Kerry Gaskin
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2020 13:15
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2022 12:23

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