Cardiology Paper Samples

A Practical Approach to the Diagnosis of Cardiac Disease

How would you diagnose and manage this 17-year-old male whose symptoms include palpitations, fever, and malaise? Fever, chest pain and palpitations are three of the most common symptoms among patients who address emergency departments (ED) (Perkins & Liang, 2017). For this reason, there is a wide array of possible etiologies...

Cardiomyopathy and Congestive Heart Failure

Approach to Care The process of managing the needs of patients with CHF is complicated extensively by the fact that CHF is a chronic disease (Baudendistel et al., 2015). In the case under analysis, the lack of financial support and health complications have led to the development of severe psychological...

Chronic Congestive Heart Failure and Patient Care

What is the Problem? Ineffective coping with a disease and the lack of support at home. How Important is the Problem? The problem is acute as the patient has a history of chronic congestive heart failure that might occur at any moment. What is the Substantiating Evidence? Sallie Mae has...

Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest

R505 Advanced Research Methods Author (year) Purpose Sample/Number of Participants (provide descriptive statistics) Design Level of Evidence Findings (provide any inferential statistics) Limitations Cronberg, Horn, Kuiper, Friberg , & Nielsen, 2013 To describe and analyze the efficiency and applicability of cooling measures and therapeutic hypothermia (TH) in neurological assessment. 950...

Heart Disease Care and Health Risks Management

Nursing Diagnosis Heart diseases are identified as a health risk affecting Cuban Jews in Miami, Florida. There are different types of diagnostic methods for heart conditions, such as an electrocardiogram (ECG), sonograms, and chest x-rays (Lindenfeld, 2010). However, this paper focuses on sonograms as the main diagnostic method for the...

Heart Attack: Diagnostic and Treatment

Initial Differential Diagnoses According to Miguel’s symptoms and complaints, he was likely to have heart problems such as heart attacks. Taking into consideration the type of pain that he had, we can also suggest that he had a cardiac neurosis. What is more, it could be intercostal neuralgia that is...

Presentation Review on Patients with Heart Failure

Presentation Planning and Delivery There are many ways in which a presentation can be made. The oral presentation is one of the most effective and comprehensive manners of information delivery. It is a more interactive way of communication than a written presentation. In particular, the oral presentation is beneficial because...

Silent Myocardial Infarction and Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

Diabetes is regarded as a serious disorder that can lead to chronic micro- and macrovascular complications. Patients who are diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 2 often die from silent myocardial infarction and heart failure. Glycemic control is usually associated with a positive effect and reduces microvascular complications, but the macrovascular...

Acute Coronary Syndrome and Drug Abuse

Cardiovascular diseases are known to produce devastating symptoms that result in emergencies. One of these conditions is called acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The disease occurs when the human heart receives low volumes of blood. Some of the unique signs of ACS include heart attacks and unstable anginas. Within the past...

Kendall Regional Medical Center Against Cardiac Morbidity

Since reducing the cardiac morbidity and mortality rates is recognized as the task of paramount importance, proper STEMI patient care becomes the cornerstone of hospitals’ activities (Lawson et al., 2014). Kendall Regional Medical Center (KRMC) is not an exception: following the recommendations provided by the American Heart Association (AHA), it...

Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular Systems Assessment

Abstract The essay is dedicated to the assessment of cardiac and peripheral vascular systems. The most effective methods are described. The essay specifies the ways and circumstances in which the assessment should be performed. The preferred approaches for future practice are delineated. The essay also establishes the benefits for the...

Heart Failure Patient

Introduction Mr. P is a 76-year-old male diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure. Frequently hospitalized, he suffers from 4+ pitting edema, moist crackles throughout lung fields, and labored breathing as well as symptoms of depression. Additionally, the patient struggles with his diet restrictions and polypharmacy. The patient’s wife is...

Congestive Heart Failure: Problem Analysis

Ethical Issues Ethical issues should be a primary concern of any research in nursing and medicine. It is considered that “the welfare of any participant within a research study should take precedence over the advancement of science” (Greany et al., 2012, p. 38). Thus, ethical principles should be regarded at...

Congestive Heart Failure: Research Proposal

The investigations of congestive heart failure (CHF) at the beginning of the 2000s showed the increasing number of cases among adult patients with 300,000 deaths per 1,000,000 patients annually (Scott & Winters, 2015). The numbers are impressive, and many researchers continue investigating the field in order to find out new...

The Quality of Life in Patients with Heart Failure

The article was written by Theodosios Stavrianopoulos, an infection control nurse working in General Hospital of Pyrgos Ilia, Greece. It was published in the Health Science Journal in 2016. The article was meant to address the impact of a nurses-led telephone intervention program on the quality of life in patients...

Hypertension Self-Treatment and Patient Education

Abstract The paper describes the need for educational measures in relation to elderly patients with hypertension and the possibility of preventing cardiovascular diseases through appropriate implementations. The PICOT question is used as a research base. As methods of implementing the plan, special courses will be organized for the vulnerable population,...

Hypertension Prevalence, Treatment, Control

Article Summary The article studies the issue of hypertension, more specifically, the rate of patient awareness, level of available treatment, and control. According to the authors, hypertension remains among the leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. At the same time, the data which could be used to systematically assess...