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Title Evidence-based nursing care for stroke and neurovascular conditions / editor, Sheila A. Alexander.
Imprint Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Edition First edition.

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Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Treatment.
Evidence-based nursing.
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- nursing.
Evidence-Based Nursing -- methods.
Alt Name Alexander, Sheila A.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 295 pages) : illustrations
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Edition First edition.
Note Edition statement from running title area.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (Wiley, viewed May 21, 2013).
ISBN 9781118704950 (electronic bk.)
1118704959 (electronic bk.)
9781118485941 (electronic bk.)
1118485947 (electronic bk.)
9781118560730 (electronic bk.)
1118560736 (electronic bk.)
9780470958759 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0470958758 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781283851367 (MyiLibrary)
1283851369 (MyiLibrary)
OCLC # 823737587
Additional Format Print version: Evidence-based nursing care for stroke and neurovascular conditions. Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013 9780470958759 (OCoLC)823737587

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