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Title Acute stroke nursing / edited by Jane Williams, Lin Perry, Caroline Watkins
Published Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010


Description 1 online resource (xv, 352 pages) : illustrations
Contents Setting the scene / Caroline Watkins and Michael Leathley -- Developing stroke services : a key role for nursing and nurses -- What is a stroke? / Anne W. Alexandrov -- Acute stroke nursing management / Anne W. Alexandrov -- Nutritional aspects of stroke care / Lin Perry and Elizabeth Boaden -- Promoting continence / Kathryn Getliffe and Wendy Brooks -- Management of physical impairments post-stroke / Cherry Kilbride and Rosie Kneafsey -- Communication / Jane Marshall, Katerina Hilari and Madeline Cruice -- Mood and behavioral changes / Peter Knapp -- Minimally responsive stroke patients / Elaine Pierce and Aeron Ginnelly -- Rehabilitation and recovery processes / Jane Williams and Julie Pryor -- Stroke and palliative care : a difficult combination? / Christopher R. Burton and Sheila Payne -- Reducing the risk of stroke / Peter Humphrey, Jo Gibson and Stephanie Jones -- Longer-term support for survivors and supporters / Louise Brereton and Jill Manthorpe -- Stroke resources for professionals, patients and carers
Summary Stroke is a medical emergency. With active and efficient nursing management in the initial hours after stroke onset, effective recovery and rehabilitation is increased. Acute Stroke Nursing provides nurses with a current, evidenced based, practical text facilitating the provision of optimal stroke care during the primary prevention and acute phases. This timely and practical text is structured to follow the acute stroke pathway experienced by patients. It explores the symptoms, causes and effects of stroke and provides guidance on issues such as nutrition, continence, positioning, mobility and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Nursing
Evidence-based nursing.
Stroke -- nursing
Evidence-Based Nursing
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Nursing
Evidence-based nursing
Stroke -- omvÄrdnad.
Form Electronic book
Author Williams, Jane (Jane E.)
Perry, Lin.
Watkins, Caroline (Caroline Leigh)
LC no. 2009029833
ISBN 9781444318845