Nursing intervensions for angina/any cath-lab patient.
- Explain all procedures (education)
- Pain control. Sometimes nitro can help with this.
- Hemodynamic Monitoring
- Rest and comfort to keep cardiac demand down.
- Monitor insertion site for bleeding; check distal pulses and movement
- Instruct about fluids and bed rest
- Instruct about treatment
Increase 02 supply, decrease 02 demand.