Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel

Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel
4th Ed.
2023 © Jones & Bartlett Learning
Sandy Watson, BSN, RN; Kenneth A . Gorski, BSN, RN, RCIS
ISBN-13: 978-1-284-22211-1
eISBN-13: 978-1-284-22212-8
Allied Health, Cardiology


4 Stars from Doody's Book Review (on the Third Edition)!

Completely revised and updated, the fourth edition of Invasive Cardiology: A Manual for Cath Lab Personnel is written specifically for nurses, technologists, and allied health personnel working in the catheterization laboratory. Topics cover all aspects of the catheterization laboratory including cardiovascular anatomy, radiography, angiography, technical duties of the staff, right and left heart catheterization, PCI, invasive ultrasound, valvuloplasty, hemostasis, pediatric interventions, pharmacology, emergency procedures, and many others.

Features and Benefits

  • • Now focused on being a training and assessment resource rather than just a reference book, the book is divided into parts for better pedagogical organization
  • • Stunning 4-color graphics depicting anatomy, physiology, and invasive cardiology devices and procedures
  • • Each chapter now includes learning objectives, summaries, relevant case studies, and self-assessment questions
  • • Updated to reflect the Society of Invasive Cardiovascular Professionals' (SICP) 2015 Educational Guidelines for Invasive Cardiovascular Technology Personnel in the Cardiovascular Catheterization Laboratory
  • • Includes information on endovascular treatment of pulmonary embolism

Doody's Reviews

Doody's Core Titles (DCT)
Specialty Score: 2.4 Nursing - Coronary Care
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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"Healthcare is a fluid field, constantly improving with research. This is a useful, up-to-date manual for healthcare providers in the cath lab. It is excellent reading for students, healthcare professionals considering the cath lab as an adventure, as well as novice and expert cath lab professionals"

-- Polly Royal, DNP, RN-BC (Purdue University School of Nursing) Doody's Review - previous edition


The editors pull together information from many experts to make this manual appropriate for healthcare professionals at every level in the cath lab.

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