Sex and the cardiac patient by Eduardo Chapunoff

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Published by Bendy Books in Miami Beach, Fla .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Coronary heart disease -- Complications.,
  • Coronary heart disease -- Patients -- Sexual activity.,
  • Coronary heart disease -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.

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Book details

Statementby Eduardo Chapunoff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC685.C6
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21928431M
ISBN 100962918105
OCLC/WorldCa24151354

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chapunoff, Eduardo, Sex and the cardiac patient. Miami Beach, Fla.: Bendy Books, (OCoLC) Cardiovascular events — such as heart attacks or chest pain caused by heart disease — rarely occur during sexual activity, because sexual activity is usually for a short time.

“Some patients will postpone sexual activity when it is actually relatively safe for them to engage in it,” said Levine. Sex and the cardiac patient. Renshaw DC. Unfounded fears and misconceptions about postcoronary sex can cause much anxiety in an individual and his partner.

Hypertension may complicate the clinical picture, and fear of a catastrophic episode may haunt partner as well as by: 5. Sexual Activity and the Cardiac Patient Article in The American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology 12(1) January with 22 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Anne Thorson.

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Introduction Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Malaysia. Every year the statistics of heart patients due to lack of increase in health care such as not practicing exercise, unhealthy food intake and high workloads that cause stress.

This can be seen through the MOH statistics where the estimated coronary heart disease. Heart patients are often treated with drugs called oral nitrates, such as Nitro-Dur and Isordil, in addition to other medications.

Men on nitrates cannot take erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra, Levitra, or Cialis because the combination can cause dangerous drops in blood : Salynn Boyles.

In Eduardo Chapunoff's book, Heart Disease & Sex, he writes that 50 percent of post heart attack and implantable defibrillator patients don't return to having sexual intercourse Author: Tiffany Anton. "Think of sex as a particularly enjoyable workout," Sotile writes in his book, " Thriving with Heart Disease." He advises heart attack patients to pace themselves and ease back into sexual.

MONDAY, Nov. 9, (HealthDay News) -- Worries about sex can be daunting after a cardiac patient receives an implanted heart defibrillator. But, a patient. This book guides you through caring for patients having a heart attack, cardiac cath, and bypass. You will learn about the anatomy of the heart, how to assess a patient having chest pain, and.

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Cardiac Nursing is recognized as "The Red Reference Book" for nurses caring for patients who have, or are at risk for developing, cardiac diseases. The book provides both basic and advanced content in evidence-based care and emphasizes health promotion, health maintenance, and disease management/5(16).

[2][3][4][5][6][7] Fear is cited as a major cause of decreasing sexual activity in relation to patients with cardiac-related diseases and/or illnesses.

5,[8][9][10][11][12] [13] Patients with. Doctors often prescribe some type of cardio rehab after treatment. This test can double as a fitness check for rehab and for sex.

Be Open With Your Doctor. Most patients don't ask outright when Author: Janie Mcqueen. Stop having sex if you experience the warning signs of a heart attack.

If you have breathlessness or chest discomfort during or after sex, you should consult your doctor. Understand the warning signs of a heart attack. Try not to have sex after eating a large meal, drinking alcohol or when you are very tired.

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With other cardiac procedures, i.e., cardiac transplantation, pacemaker placement, or AICD implantation, approximately 50% of patients reported no change in sexual activity, with about a.

Core topics in cardiothoracic critical care, such as hemodynamic instability, arrhythmias, bleeding, and mechanical cardiac support, are afforded broad coverage. Also included are sections on advanced ventilatory techniques and veno-venous ECMO for treating severe respiratory failure, as well as nutritional support, treating and preventing.

Symptoms or the physical examination may suggest a cardiovascular disorder. For confirmation, selected noninvasive and invasive cardiac tests are usually done. The general cardiovascular examination and cardiac auscultation are discussed in other topics.

Despite the ever-increasing use of cardiac. During sex, the men raised their heart rates only 72% as high as they did on the treadmill, and the average blood pressure during sex was just 80% as high as during maximal treadmill exercise. On an intensity scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest, men evaluated treadmill exercise as and sex as Buy Nursing the Cardiac Patient (Essential Clinical Skills for Nurses) 1 by Humphreys, Melanie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Organized within the framework of the nursing process, this comprehensive clinical reference provides complete information on the assessment, pathophysiology,/5(10). “Overall, the risk of death during sex is very low for most clinically stable heart patients, and interestingly, even much lower for the women.” Sexual activity, particularly coitus, is a major aspect of health-related quality of life and is often considered the most pleasant and rewarding form of.

Sexual activity is an important component of quality of life and thus is of great concern for both patients with heart disease and their clinicians.

Cardiac patients are often fearful of triggering myocardial infarction (MI) during intercourse and may therefore have sex less frequently. The best treatment for fear of sex after a heart attack is reassurance by your physician or cardiologist.

This should take place in the hospital while you are still recuperating. Sexual performance is almost always a concern of someone who has had heart problems; it helps speed recovery if your fears can be alleviated as quickly as possible.

Patients with cardiovascular disease and their partners expect health care providers to provide sexual counseling to assist them in maintaining sexual quality of life.

Evidence suggests however, that there is a gap in integrating evidence into practice and that relatively few cardiac patients receive sexual counseling. After heart surgery or a heart attack, your provider may say it is safe to have sex again. But your health issues may change the way you feel about or experience sex and close contact with your partner.

Besides being worried about having a heart attack during sex, you may feel: Less interested in having sex or being close with your partner. Sex. Many patients and their partners feel nervous about resuming sexual activity after heart surgery.

The amount of energy it requires to perform intercourse with a spouse or regular partner is similar to climbing about one or two flights of stairs or walking about one half mile ( km) at a brisk pace.

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July 29th, Sex and the Cardiac Patient Should Not be a Taboo Subject. Alternatives to oral decongestants are available. In the drug realm, antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl), chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton), cetirizine (Zyrtec), and loratadine (Claritin) can help with a stuffy nose are safe for the heart.

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It's a type of coughing or wheezing that occurs with left heart failure. Depending on how severe your symptoms are, this wheezing can be a medical emergency. Heart failure can cause fluid to build up in your lungs (pulmonary edema) and in and around your airways.

The latter causes signs and symptoms. Care-giving research has predominantly focused on the care-givers of those with long-term illness and the elderly.

Little attention has been given to Cited by: Taken together, this suggests that noting whether the JVP is "up" or "down" is good practice in every cardiac patient. In particular, it can be very useful in diagnosing right-sided heart failure and in differentiating a cardiovascular cause of acute shortness of breath (right ventricular failure, pulmonary embolism) from an intrinsic pulmonary.

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A comprehensive resource, this text serves as a building block for nurses. "Patients are anxious and often afraid sex will trigger another cardiac event – but the topic sometimes gets passed over because of embarrassment or discomfort," said Elaine Steinke, A.P.R.N.With heart failure, the weakened heart pumps less blood than usual, causing the kidneys and adrenal glands to produce chemicals that help the body to hold onto salt and water.

In addition, the.Background. The aim of this study was to assess sexual function before and after cardiac rehabilitation in relation to medical variables.

Methods. Analysis of patients participating in a week exercise-based outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program (OCR) between April and December Exercise capacity (ExC) and quality of life including sexual function were assessed before and Cited by:

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