Dr. Chovan, Dr. Butz
infective, endocarditis, pathophysiology, intravenous, drug use
Cardiovascular Diseases | Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing
Intravenous drug use (IVDU) is an activity that has the potential of devastating outcomes and affects individuals all over the world. One potential outcome a patient using IV drugs may experience is infective endocarditis (IE). This poster details the significance of IE, its underlying pathophysiology, significance of pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and nursing implications.
Cline, Kaleigh, "Pathophysiology of Infective Endocarditis (IE) Associated with Intravenous Drug Use" (2018). Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship. 286.