April 18, 2014

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Maternal Neonatal Nursing

Category: Maternal Neonatal Nursing 
Coarctation of the aorta (COA) is a narrowing of the lumen of the aorta that impedes blood flow. COA causes a condition in which there are higher pressures proximal to the site of stenosis and lower pressures distal to the site.