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Title Evidence-based nursing care for stroke and neurovascular conditions / editor, Sheila A. Alexander
Edition First edition
Published Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 295 pages) : illustrations
Contents Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; NEUROVASCULAR NURSING; SPECIALIZED CELLS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM; Neurons; Astrocytes; Microglia; Oligodendrocytes; BRAIN STRUCTURE; Frontal lobe; Parietal lobe; Temporal lobe; Occipital lobe; Diencephalon structures; Cerebellum; Brainstem structures; CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW; Cerebral blood vessel structure; BLOOD BRAIN BARRIER; Major vessels; ANTERIOR CIRCULATION; Internal carotid arteries; Middle cerebral arteries; Anterior cerebral arteries
Anterior communicating arteryPOSTERIOR CIRCULATION; Vertebral arteries; Basilar artery; Posterior cerebral arteries; Posterior communicating arteries; Circle of Willis; FACTORS INFLUENCING CEREBRAL BLOOD FLOW; Metabolic factors; Pressure; Neural input; REFERENCES; 2 Transient Ischemic Attacks; DEFINITION; EPIDEMIOLOGY; PATHOPHYSIOLOGY; PHYSIOLOGIC CAUSES; PREVENTION; DIAGNOSIS; DIAGNOSTIC TESTING RECOMMENDED; Vessel assessment to stratify risk of stroke; Embolic etiologies; Laboratory assessment; REFERENCES; 3 Ischemic Stroke; DEFINITION; PREVALENCE/INCIDENCE
Maximizing function -- rehab conceptsPOST-ACUTE-STROKE PLACEMENT AND CARE; SUMMARY; REFERENCES; 4 Intracerebral Hemorrhage; RISK FACTORS; MORTALITY AND PROGNOSIS; CLASSIFICATION; Hypertensive ICH; Lobar ICH; Anticoagulant therapy-induced ICH; ICH secondary to any primary hematologic disorder; Arteriovenous malformation (AVM); Cavernous angioma; Drug-use-associated ICH; Neoplasm; Venous sinus thrombosis; Ischemic stroke with hemorrhagic conversion; Trauma; Mycotic aneurysm; Aneurismal subarachnoid hemorrhage; DIAGNOSIS; CLINICAL MANIFESTATION; Recurrence; MANAGEMENT; REFERENCES
ACUTE MEDICAL EVENTS THAT RESULT IN CEREBRAL ISCHEMIACardiac arrest; Drowning; Strangulation; Choking; Closed head injury; Carbon monoxide poisoning; CHRONIC CAUSES OF ISCHEMIC STROKE; Pathophysiology by subclassification of ischemic stroke; STROKE PREVENTION; Embolic stroke prevention; Thrombotic stroke prevention; RISK FACTOR MODIFICATION; Carotid stenosis; ACUTE CARE; Thrombolytics; Interventional treatment; Nursing care; Acute care; Support of hemodynamic stability; Other nursing support and prevention; LONG-TERM CARE OF THE STROKE PATIENT; Maintaining adequate cerebral perfusion
5 Subarachnoid HemorrhagePATHOPHYSIOLOGY; PREVENTION; DIAGNOSIS; ACUTE CARE; Aneurysm securement; Post-operative care; AVM securement; Support of hemodynamic stability; Hydrocephalus; Hyponatremia; Cerebral edema; LONG-TERM CARE; REFERENCES; 6 Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy; DEFINITION; HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE; EPIDEMIOLOGY; PATHOPHYSIOLOGY; DIAGNOSIS; Clinical diagnostic criteria; Associated diagnoses; CAA COMPLICATIONS; Intracerebral Hemorrhage; Use of antithrombotic agents; Anticoagulation therapy; Hypertension; DRUG RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT; Summary and conclusions; REFERENCES
Summary With the aging population ever growing, healthcare for persons suffering from stroke and related illnesses is increasingly important. Evidence-Based Nursing Care in Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions provides a comprehensive and practical guide for novice, experienced and advanced practice nurses working with patients suffering from stroke and other neurovascular conditions. With a focus specifically on neurovascular disorders, this highly detailed text offers easy-to-find information on evidence-based care guidelines. The book begins with a thorough introduction to normal
Notes Edition statement from running title area
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (Wiley, viewed May 21, 2013)
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Treatment
Evidence-based nursing.
Stroke -- nursing
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- nursing
Evidence-Based Nursing -- methods
Evidence-Based Nursing
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Treatment.
Evidence-based nursing.
Form Electronic book
Author Alexander, Sheila A.
LC no. 2012028347
ISBN 9781118704950