​Adult Cardiology Ward  

 

Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Adult Cardiology Ward 

Patient population

 Adult /Mixed Gender

Hours of operation

 24 hours / 7 days per week

Number of beds

 12

Occupancy Rate

 96 -98 %

Staff categories

 Registered Nurse

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

  •  Acute Coronary Syndrome (Post MI angina, or Equivalent) without NTG Infusion
  • Coronary Artery Disease (For Medical & Surgical Interventions)
  • Congestive Heart Failure; Pulmonary Edema
  • Valvular Heart Disease for Valvuloplasty, Valve Repair or Replacement.
  • Asymptomatic Cardiac Arrhythmias (SVT, AF) exclude Bradycardia with Trifasicular Block and Syncope
  • Pre & Post Electrophysiology Study, Ablation, Pacemaker &AICD Implantation
  • Pre & post Cardiac Catheterization (Angiography)
  • Pre & Post Cardiac Catheterization (Angioplasty) with angioseal or post Arterial Sheath removal.
  • Post Open Heart surgery (third postoperative day)
  • Preparation of patients for open heart surgery
  • Stable post myocardial infarction for 72 hours.

Procedures

  •  24-Hour  bedside or telemetry Monitoring and 12-Lead ECG
  • Emergency defibrillation and cardioversion.
  • Thoracentesis, Abdominal paracentesis & Drainage.
  • Pacemaker management and transcutaneous emergency pacing
  • Central Venous catheter insertion, management and removal.
  • Enteral Feeding via nasogastric or gastrostomy tube
  • Tracheostomy care and management.
  • Blood Transfusion Management.
  • Care of PICC lines.
  • Pre & post AICD care and management.
  • Pre & post Cardiac Catheterization care & management. 

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

02-Sep-2014 04:34 PM