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Neuroscience Nursing

A Spectrum of Care

Neuroscience Nursing: A Spectrum of Care, 3rd Edition addresses the complicated needs of neuroscience patients and equips providers with in-depth knowledge of neurophysiology, neuroassessment, and neuromanagement to help provide the best patient care. This 3rd edition's carefully refined features enhance the book's readability, and the new 8-page color insert with 40 plates features important information on neurophysiology, diagnostics scans, and disorders such as aneurysms. Readers will find comprehensive information on foundations in neuroanatomy and data collection; thorough discussions of neurologic disorders; management considerations for frequently encountered neurologic conditions; and legal and ethical issues relevant to life care planning for the neuroscience patient.

Hardbound, 816 Pages

Published: May 2007

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-04401-1

Contents

  • Part I Neuroanatomy and Assessment

    1. Neuroanatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System

    2. The Adult Neurologic Assessment

    3. Neurodiagnostic Studies

    Part II Neurologic Disorders

    4. Central Nervous System Infections

    5. Metabolic Disorders

    6. Altered States of Consciousness and Sleep

    7. Brain Tumors

    8. Cranial Surgeries

    9. Neuroscience Critical Care Management

    10. Intracranial Pressure Monitoring

    11. Neurotrauma: Traumatic Brain Injury

    12. Neurotrauma: Spinal Injury

    13. Neurorehabilitation

    14. Nontraumatic Disorders of the Spine

    15. Peripheral Nerve Disorders

    16. Cranial Nerve Deficits

    17. Stroke Management

    18. Aneurysms—NEW!

    19. Management of Movement Disorders

    20. Inflammatory Demyelinating Diseases—NEW!

    21. Management of Dementia and Motor Neuron Disease—NEW!

    22. Neuromuscular Junction and Muscle Disease

    Part III Neurologic Conditions

    23. Management of the Neuroscience Patient with Pain

    24. Management of Seizures and Epilepsy

    Part IV Legal Considerations

    25. Legal Issues and Life Care Planning for the Neuroscience Patient

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