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The Clinical Practice of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing, 7th Ed.

The Clinical Practice of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing, 7th Ed.

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Book, 816 pages, 2013
9781451172676

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The Clinical Practice of Neurological and Neurosurgical Nursing, 7th Ed.

The new edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes separate pathophysiology sections in each chapter, new resource guides, such as internet sites and professional and patient information sources, key points summaries, evidence-based boxes, and nursing research features.
A companionsite with fully-searchable text and image bank is available with purchase of the book.

Table of Contents:

SECTION 1 Neuroscience Nursing: Contemporary Practice

Chapter 1 The State of the Science of Neuroscience Nursing Practice

Chapter 2 Care Settings andTransitions in Care

Chapter 3 Ethical Perspectives and End-of-Life Care

Chapter 4 Organ Donation and Donor Management

SECTION 2 Assessment and Evaluation of Neuroscience Patients

Chapter 5 Overview of Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology

Chapter 6 Diagnostics for Patients with Neurological Disorders

Chapter 7 Comprehensive Neurological Examination

Chapter 8 Neurological Assessment

SECTION 3 General Considerations with Neuroscience Patients

Chapter 9 Nutritional Support for Neuroscience Patients

Chapter 10 Neuroendocrine Disorders in Neuroscience Patients

Chapter 11 Rehabilitation of Patients with Neurological Disorders

Chapter 12 Pharmacological Management of Neuroscience Patients

SECTION 4 CommonManagement Problems with Neuroscience Patients

Chapter 13 Intracranial Hypertension: Theory and Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure

Chapter 14 Management of Patient Undergoing Neurosurgical Procedures

Chapter 15 Management of Patients with a Depressed Level of Consciousness

SECTION 5 Nursing Management of Patients with Injury to the Neurological System

Chapter 16 Craniocerebral Injuries

Chapter 17 Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries

Chapter 18 Back Pain and Spinal Disorders

Chapter 19 Traumatic Peripheral Nerve Injuries

SECTION 6 Nursing Management of Patients with Neoplasms of the Neurological System

Chapter 20 Brain Tumors

Chapter 21 Spinal Cord Tumors

SECTION 7 Nursing Management of Patients with Cerebrovascular Problems

Chapter 22 Transient Ischemic Attacks and Acute Ischemic Stroke

Chapter 23 Intracerebral Hemorrhagic Stroke

Chapter 24 Cerebral Aneurysms

Chapter 25 Arteriovenous Malformations and Other Cerebrovascular Anomalies

SECTION 8 Nursing Management of Patients with Pain, Seizures, and CNS Infections

Chapter 26 Chronic Pain

Chapter 27 Headaches

Chapter 28 Seizures and Epilepsy

Chapter 29 Infections of the Central Nervous System

SECTION 9 Nursing Management of Patients with Neurodegenerative Diseases

Chapter 30 Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementias

Chapter 31 Parkinson’s Disease

Chapter 32 Multiple Sclerosis

Chapter 33 Myasthenia Gravis

Chapter 34 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

SECTION 10 Nursing Management of Patients with PeripheralNerve Diseases

Chapter 35 Peripheral Neuropathies

Chapter 36 Cranial Nerve Diseases

ISBN #: 9781451172676

Author: J. Hickey