“SCA is committed to being a great partner to our centers and physicians as they introduce cardiovascular service lines.
At Franklin, we hosted a clinical PV training session that included the pre-op, OR and recovery room settings.” Marty Taglauer, RN, Manager of Cardiovascular Clinical Implementation The Franklin Surgery Center team successfully launched its PV program with three high-acuity PV procedures at the end of 2016.
Many physicians and patients find ASCs to be a preferred setting due to the high-quality care and convenient and comfortable environment.
In partnership with general and vascular surgeon Dr.
Similarly, among the main signs and symptoms of hypertension include chest pains and difficulty in breathing which the patient denies.
However, his current medication shows possible cardiovascular illnesses.
Peter Pappas, Franklin Surgery Center Administrator Amy Fuchs and SCA’s dedicated cardiovascular team spent several months preparing to launch a cardiovascular program.
The cardiovascular team helped Franklin leverage existing teammate skill sets, order the appropriate medical equipment and run a mock procedure to ensure a smooth roll-out of the program.
Secondly, the doctor orders the patient be administered with Digoxin 0.5 mg which is a considerably high dosage for cardiovascular patients.
Dosage of between 0.125 and 0.25 are the most appropriate as higher doses lead to no more improvement of the patients but may induce reactions due to toxicity (Everyday Health Media, LLC, 2017).