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Author Hickey, Joanne V
Title The clinical practice of neurological and neurosurgical nursing [electronic resource] / Joanne V. Hickey
Imprint Philadelphia, Pennsylavania : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014
book jacket
Edition 7th ed
Descript 1 online resource (xvi, 783 p.) : col. ill
Note Previous edition: 2009
Includes bibliographical references and index
The state of the science of neuroscience nursing practice / Joanne V. Hickey -- Care settings and transitions in care / Susan B. fowler and Joanne V. Hickey -- Ethical perspectives and end-of-life care / Shannon E. Pearce and Joanne V. Hickey -- Organ donation and donor management / Maureen T. Smith and Joanne V. Hickey -- Overview of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology / Joanne V. Hickey and Joseph T. Kanusky -- Diagnostics for patients with neurological disorders / Joanne V. Hickey -- Comprehensive neurological examination / Joanne V. Hickey -- Neurological assessment / Joanne V. Hickey -- Nutritional support for neuroscience patients / Joanne V. Hickey and Elizabeth O. Jacobs -- Neuroendocrine disorders in neuroscience patients / Laura J. Griffin and Joanne V. Hickey -- Rehabilitation of patients with neurological disorders / Joanne V. Hickey and Emily C. Bonvillain -- Pharmacologic management of neuroscience patients / Timothy F. Lassiter and Amy I. Henkel -- Intracranial hypertension : theory and management of increased intracranial pressure / Karen S. March and Joanne V. Hickey -- Management of patients undergoing neurosurgical procedures / Lori K. Madden, Peter K. Tham, and Kiarash Shahlaie -- Management of patients with a depressed level of consciousness / Joanne V. Hickey and Bahia Elkamand -- Craniocerebral injuries / Karen S. March and Joanne V. Hickey -- Spine and spinal cord injuries / Andrea L. Strayer and Joanne V. Hickey -- Back pain and spinal disorders / Andrea L. Strayer and Joanne V. Hickey -- Traumatic peripheral nerve injuries / Andrea L. Strayer and Joanne V. Hickey -- Brain tumors / Jennifer E. Cahill and Terri S. Armstrong -- Spinal cord tumors / Gisela Sanchez-Williams and Terri S. Armstrong -- Transient ischemic attacks and acute ischemic stroke / Sarah L. Livesay and Joanne V. Hickey -- Intracerebral hemorrhagic stroke / Joanne V. Hickey and Sarah L. Livesay -- Cerebral aneurysms / Deidre A. Buckley and Joanne V. Hickey -- Arteriovenous malformations and other cerebrovascular anomalies / Deidre A. Buckley and Joanne V. Hickey -- Chronic pain / Maureen F. Cooney -- Headaches / Joanne V. Hickey and Amy F. Larson -- Seizures and epilepsy / Kathy M. England and Madona D. Plueger -- Infections of the central nervous system / Michelle VanDemark and Joanne V. Hickey -- Mild cognitive impairment, dementias, and Alzheimer's disease / Vaunette P. Fay and Christine St. Michel -- Parkinson's disease / Joanne V. Hickey -- Multiple sclerosis / Megan R. Weigel and Joanne V. Hickey -- Myasthenia gravis / Wilma J. Koopman and Joanne V. Hickey -- Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Joanne V. Hickey -- Peripheral neuropathies / Joanne V. Hickey -- Cranial nerve diseases / Mary M. Guanci
This text prepares its users to deliver expert care in this most challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stoke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders and features new chapters on neurological critical care and peripheral neuropathies. 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
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Subject Neurological nursing
Nervous System Diseases -- nursing
Neurosurgery -- nursing
Neurosurgical Procedures -- nursing
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