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Author Morrison, Kathy J., author.
Title Essentials for stroke care nursing : an expert guide in a nutshell / Kathy J. Morrison.
Imprint New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, [2018]
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 SMHS Library RPH  616.810231 MOR 2018    AVAILABLE


Phys. Description xv, 216 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Series Essentials
Essentials series.
Note Also published as part of the "Fast Facts Series" under the title "Fast Facts for Stroke Care Nursing"
Contents Stroke care evolution : how we got there -- Basic cerebrovascular anatomy -- Stroke types -- Physiology of stroke -- Associated stroke disorders -- Stroke diagnostics -- Neurologic assessment -- Stroke severity scores -- Acute ischemic stroke interventions -- Ischemic stroke -- Hemorrhagic stroke -- Prehospital and emergency department -- In the stroke unit -- The intensive care unit -- Patient and family as members of the team and transitions from acute care -- Rehabilitative care -- Secondary prevention -- Primary prevention -- Connecting data to clinical practice.
Subject Stroke -- nursing.
Rehabilitation Nursing.
Evidence-Based Nursing.
ISBN 0826191193