8. Neurologic Disorders

  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro and
  2. Kate A. Barba
  1. Terry Mahan Buttaro

Published Online: 15 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch8

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient

How to Cite

Buttaro, T. M. (2012) Neurologic Disorders, in Nursing Care of the Hospitalized Older Patient (eds T. M. Buttaro and K. A. Barba), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704769.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 25 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813810461

Online ISBN: 9781118704769

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Keywords:

  • Confusion Assessment Method (CAM);
  • Deep brain stimulation (DBS);
  • Delirium and dementia;
  • Dizziness and seizures;
  • Ischemic stroke;
  • Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE);
  • Neurologic disorders;
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH);
  • Parkinson's disease (PD);
  • Urinary tract infection (UTI)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Part 1 Dementia

  • Part 2 Delirium in the Older Hospitalized Adult

  • Part 3 Ischemic Stroke

  • Part 4 Dizziness

  • Part 5 Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

  • Part 6 Parkinson's Disease

  • Part 7 Seizures