Infectious & Inflammatory Disorders of the Heart

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Infectious & Inflammatory Disorders of the Heart

Infectious & Inflammatory Disorders of the Heart

Can lead to

****Can cause cardiac tamponade****

Drugs: IV antibiotics, aspirin, steroids, prophylactic antibiotic tx before invasive procedures; Surgery; Bed rest

IV antibiotic; Antibiotic therapy; Bed rest; Surgery: Valve replacement

Rest; Analgesics; Antipyretics; NSAIDs; Corticosteroids; Pericardiocentesis; Pericardiostomy; Pericardiectomy

ATB; Cardiotonic meds; Heart transplant (severe case)

Medications: Diuretics; Antidysrhythmics; Cardiac glycosides; Anticoagulants; Anti-inflammatoriesSurgery: Ventriculomyomectomy; Artificial pacemaker; Heart transplant

Reference: Timby, B.K., & Smith, N.E. (2010) Introductory Medical Surgical Nursing, (10th Ed). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott.


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