Care of the patient receiving recombinant tissue plasminogen activator.

Academic Article


  • This article describes a case study of a 42-year-old man who received recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA) therapy for treatment of an acute myocardial infarction. The case study describes the nursing management of this patient beginning with the initial assessment for candidacy for rt-PA through the hospital course and follow-up after discharge.
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    Author List

  • White-Williams C
  • Start Page

  • 62
  • End Page

  • 67
  • Volume

  • 4
  • Issue

  • 1