Cardiac nursing refers to the care of the patient suffering from Cardiovascular diseases or any diseases that is related to heart condition. The nurses which involve in this patient care are also called as Cardiovascular Nurses. They plays a very important role in the diagnosis, treatment along with the prevention of the cardiovascular conditions by working with patients experiencing heart attacks, angina, coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, and other conditions.
Acute Cardiac Care: Acute Cardiac Care refers to the short term care provided to the patient having an acute cardiac symptoms, illness, while diagnosis, Injury or are recovering from surgery or in case of emergency.
Chronic Cardiac Care: Chronic Cardiac care refers to medical care which addresses pre-existing or long term heart illness, as opposed to acute care which is concerned with short-term or severe illness of brief duration. Without effective treatment chronic conditions may lead to disability or in severe conditions leads to death.