Kenneth Hobson

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"Cultural Diversity" has become the buzz word of the nineties. The United States has become the most culturally diverse nation in the world. Since there is no arena where cultural diversity is more critical than health care, it is imperative that nursing students and faculty become comfortable with the issues surrounding the delivery of culturally competent(More)
This article describes the hemodynamic effects of IABC therapy on patients supported with real timing. Criteria used to assess "proper" timing are discussed and challenged as they relate to the limited research available on the subject and to the cases in this article. It is important that clinicians who time the IAB consoles and assess therapeutic benefit(More)
  • K S Hobson
  • 1994
This article focuses on information related to the physiologic aspects of the TCI mechanical left ventricular assist device (LVAD). The two types of LVADs designed by ThermoCardiosystems, Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts, are discussed, but most of the information provided relates to the pneumatic TCI LVAD. The structure and function of the two LVADs, including(More)
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