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June 17, 2016
View this James Cook University Hospital nursing protocol for the removal of epicardial pacing wires following cardiac surgery.
June 3, 2016
View this James Cook University Hospital thoracic surgery postoperative care plan.
May 20, 2016
View this James Cook University Hospital nursing protocol for removing a central venous catheter following cardiothoracic surgery.
April 22, 2016
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March 25, 2016
An overview of the basic pharmacology of commonly used cardiovascularly active drugs.
February 19, 2016
Three protocols for LVAD resuscitation in different situations.
February 12, 2016
Literature review of the state of non-intubated thoracic surgery.
January 29, 2016
This protocol discusses harvesting a vein graft.
November 26, 2015
Arie Blitz of the McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen, Texas, delivers a talk on vertical and horizontal integration in health care.
September 18, 2015
Red blood cell transfusion in cardiac surgical patients has been strongly associated with increased infection, increased ischemic post-operative events, prolonged hospital stay, increased mortality, and increased hospital costs. The goal of this protocol is to identify cardiac surgical patients who will safely undergo care and receive no homologous blood transfusions.