Learn about the nursing care management of patients with angina pectoris in this nursing study guide. What is Angina Pectoris? Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for men and women of all racial and ethnic groups. The severity of symptoms of angina is based on the magnitude of the precipitating activity and its effect on activities of daily living.
Case Study 8: Coronary Artery Disease | Coronary Artery Disease | Atherosclerosis
The patient had recently started an exercise program for weight loss. For the last 3 weeks, following exercise, he had noticed radiating chest pain angina pectoris that stopped after rest. This condition had worsened in the last week. The cardiologist ordered a stress echocardiogram. The stress echo results suggested that the patient had coronary artery disease.
Coronary Artery Disease Nursing Care Plan & Management
Smith has a history of coronary artery disease. Records indicate he has had seven stents in the past, though I do not have primary records for all of these stents. The most recent catheterization I can find in the system is from