Walking Pre-Heart Transplant Patients With Percutaneously Placed Axillary-Subclavian Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump
Repository Posting Date2017-07-27T17:35:22Z
Author DetailsFrederick R. Macapagal, BSN, Coronary ICU, De Bakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; Emma G. McClellan, MSN, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, Houston Methodist (Houston, Texas), Houston, Texas, USA; Lisa Marie Green, BSN, Cardiology Clinical Trials, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA; Carolyn Bridges, MPT, Houston Methodist Hospital Physical Therapy Department, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationNon-member
Level of EvidenceN/A
Keywordsheart failure; heart transplant patients; percutaneously-placed axillary-subclavian intra-aortic balloon pump
This activity will discuss an innovative approach of mobilizing pre-heart transplant patient with percutaneously placed axillary-subclavian intra-aortic balloon pump.New nursing protocol to safely manage this patient population was developed and will be discussed.