Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions

Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions

Editor(s): Sheila A. Alexander

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013 10:43PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470958759

Online ISBN: 9781118704950

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704950

About this Book

With the aging population ever growing, healthcare for persons suffering from stroke and related illnesses is increasingly important. Evidence-Based Nursing Care for 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 cerebrovascular anatomy and physiology and common pathologic mechanisms, describing the unique challenges in working with this patient group.  Later chapters provide the pathophysiology, diagnostic and current nursing interventions for the care of patients with neurovascular disorders including transient ischemic attacks, ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, Moyamoya, Migraines and more.

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