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Author Morrison, Kathy (Nurse), author.

Title Fast facts for stroke care nursing : an expert guide in a nutshell / Kathy Morrison.

Publication Info. New York : Springer Publishing Company, [2014]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 FHN Health Science Library Stacks - FELY-15  WY 160.3 M876 2014    AVAILABLE
Description xv, 216 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Fast facts
Fast facts (Springer Publishing Company)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. I. Foundations of stroke care. Stroke care evolution: how we got here -- Basic cerebrovascular anatomy -- Stroke types -- Physiology of stroke -- Associated stroke disorders -- Stroke diagnostics -- Neurological assessment -- Stroke severity scores -- pt. II. Saving the penumbra. Acute ischemic stroke interventions -- pt. III. Mechanical interventions for secondary prevention. Ischemic stroke -- Hemorrhagic stroke -- pt. IV. Key elements of stroke care. Pre-hospital and emergency department -- In the stroke unit -- In the intensive care unit / Susan J. Pazuchanics -- Patient and family as members of the team and transitions from acute care -- pt. V. Post-acute care essentials. Rehabilitative care -- Secondary prevention -- pt. VI. Primary prevention essentials. Primary prevention -- pt. VII. Evidence-based practice. Connecting data to clinical setting -- Appendix: 50 neuroscience terms.
Summary "This highly practical, pocket-sized reference for stroke care nurses provides quick, bedside access to the most current guidelines for diagnostic tests, state-of-the-art treatments, and best-practice standards. This resource distills lengthy and often complex national stroke care guidelines into clear, bite-size pieces of information. It also explains the rationale behind stroke standards, making them easier to embrace and incorporate into practice." -- from the publisher.
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Nursing.
Evidence-based nursing.
Rehabilitation nursing.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Nursing. (OCoLC)fst00851374
Evidence-based nursing. (OCoLC)fst01201047
Rehabilitation nursing. (OCoLC)fst01093384
Stroke -- nursing.
Rehabilitation Nursing.
Evidence-Based Nursing.
ISBN 9780826127174

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