What is it about?
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the UK. This systematic overview provides clear guidance for Advanced Practitioners on how to conduct a focused assessment and examination of the cardiovascular system.
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Why is it important?
Assessment of the cardiovascular system remains a significant challenge in clinical practice. The AP plays a vital role in identifying severe cardiac problems and using advanced diagnostic reasoning skills to order timely, correct studies and investigations. This action will ultimately prevent unnecessary examinations and hospital admissions.
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This page is a summary of: Assessment and examination of the cardiovascular system, Practice Nursing, March 2022, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/pnur.2022.33.3.98.
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