Positron Emission Tomography (PET Scan)
In this lesson, we will identify what positron emission tomography is and some of the cardiovascular disorders it can aid in diagnosing. We will also look at some very important nursing interventions for before and after this type of imaging scan to help promote safety and prevent complications.
Upon the completion of this lesson, learners will be able to:
- Explain positron emission tomography
- List indications for positive emission tomography
- Identify priority nursing interventions and assessments before positron emission tomography
- Determine potential complications of positron emission tomography nurses will monitor for
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