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Fast Facts About Neurocritical Care : What Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Need to Know.

By: McLaughlin, Diane C., DNP, AGACNP-BC.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Springer Publishing Company, 2018Copyright date: ©2019Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (232 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780826188236.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fast Facts About Neurocritical Care : What Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Need to KnowDDC classification: 616.02/8 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Share Fast Facts About Neurocritical Care: A Quick Reference for the Advanced Practice Provider -- Part I: The Neuro Exam -- Chapter 1: The Neurological Examination -- Components of a Neuro Check -- Chapter 2: Neurological Examination of a Patient With Stroke -- National Institute of Health Stroke Scale -- Examination -- Limitations of the NIHSS -- Chapter 3: Neurological Examination of the Comatose Patient -- Definition of Coma -- Evaluation of Coma -- Investigations -- Coma Mimics -- Chapter 4: Intracranial Hypertension -- Pathophysiology -- Intracranial Hypertension -- Brain Herniation -- Diagnosis of Increased ICP -- Nursing Interventions -- Medical Interventions -- Neurosurgical Interventions -- Part II: Stroke -- Chapter 5: Ischemic Stroke -- Pathophysiology of Stroke -- Types of Ischemic Stroke -- Clinical Manifestations of Stroke -- Diagnostic Studies -- Management -- Complications of Ischemic Stroke -- Chapter 6: Hemorrhagic Stroke -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Risk Factors -- Clinical Manifestations -- Diagnostic Studies -- Classification -- Management -- Prognosis -- Chapter 7: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Aneurysm Types -- Signs and Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- Scoring Scales -- Medical Interventions -- Neurosurgical Interventions -- Complications of SAH -- Part III: Trauma -- Chapter 8: Traumatic Brain Injury -- Epidemiology -- Classification -- Epidural Hematoma -- Subdural Hematoma -- Diffuse Axonal Injury -- Chapter 9: Spinal Cord Injury -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Review of Spinal Anatomy -- Terminology -- Clinical Presentation -- Physical Assessment -- Diagnostics -- Management -- Prognosis -- Part IV: Neuromuscular Disorders -- Chapter 10: Guillain-Barré Syndrome -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Classifications.
Clinical Course -- Signs and Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- Acute Management -- Treatment -- Prognosis -- Chapter 11: Myasthenia Gravis -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Signs and Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Myasthenic Crisis -- Part V: Seizures -- Chapter 12: Isolated Seizures -- Definitions -- Epidemiology -- Seizure Types -- Investigations -- Treatment -- Prognosis -- Chapter 13: Status Epilepticus -- Definitions -- Epidemiology -- Causes -- Pathophysiologic Effects of Status Epilepticus -- Presentation -- Workup -- Treatment -- Prognosis -- Part VI: Neuroinfectious Disorders -- Chapter 14: Meningitis -- Presentation -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Types of Meningitis -- Chapter 15: Encephalitis -- Presentation -- Diagnosis (Table 15.1) -- Investigations -- Viral Encephalitis -- Autoimmune Encephalitis -- Paraneoplastic Encephalitis -- Part VII: Brain Death -- Chapter 16: Determination of Brain Death -- Definition of Brain Death -- Who Can Pronounce Brain Death -- Brain Death Exam -- Chapter 17: Organ Donation -- Types of Organ Donors -- Referral of Potential Organ Donor -- Consent Process -- Donor Management -- Appendices -- Appendix A: NIH Stroke Scale -- Appendix B: ISNCSCI Worksheet -- Index.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- Share Fast Facts About Neurocritical Care: A Quick Reference for the Advanced Practice Provider -- Part I: The Neuro Exam -- Chapter 1: The Neurological Examination -- Components of a Neuro Check -- Chapter 2: Neurological Examination of a Patient With Stroke -- National Institute of Health Stroke Scale -- Examination -- Limitations of the NIHSS -- Chapter 3: Neurological Examination of the Comatose Patient -- Definition of Coma -- Evaluation of Coma -- Investigations -- Coma Mimics -- Chapter 4: Intracranial Hypertension -- Pathophysiology -- Intracranial Hypertension -- Brain Herniation -- Diagnosis of Increased ICP -- Nursing Interventions -- Medical Interventions -- Neurosurgical Interventions -- Part II: Stroke -- Chapter 5: Ischemic Stroke -- Pathophysiology of Stroke -- Types of Ischemic Stroke -- Clinical Manifestations of Stroke -- Diagnostic Studies -- Management -- Complications of Ischemic Stroke -- Chapter 6: Hemorrhagic Stroke -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Risk Factors -- Clinical Manifestations -- Diagnostic Studies -- Classification -- Management -- Prognosis -- Chapter 7: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Aneurysm Types -- Signs and Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- Scoring Scales -- Medical Interventions -- Neurosurgical Interventions -- Complications of SAH -- Part III: Trauma -- Chapter 8: Traumatic Brain Injury -- Epidemiology -- Classification -- Epidural Hematoma -- Subdural Hematoma -- Diffuse Axonal Injury -- Chapter 9: Spinal Cord Injury -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Review of Spinal Anatomy -- Terminology -- Clinical Presentation -- Physical Assessment -- Diagnostics -- Management -- Prognosis -- Part IV: Neuromuscular Disorders -- Chapter 10: Guillain-Barré Syndrome -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Classifications.

Clinical Course -- Signs and Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- Acute Management -- Treatment -- Prognosis -- Chapter 11: Myasthenia Gravis -- Epidemiology -- Pathophysiology -- Signs and Symptoms -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Myasthenic Crisis -- Part V: Seizures -- Chapter 12: Isolated Seizures -- Definitions -- Epidemiology -- Seizure Types -- Investigations -- Treatment -- Prognosis -- Chapter 13: Status Epilepticus -- Definitions -- Epidemiology -- Causes -- Pathophysiologic Effects of Status Epilepticus -- Presentation -- Workup -- Treatment -- Prognosis -- Part VI: Neuroinfectious Disorders -- Chapter 14: Meningitis -- Presentation -- Diagnosis -- Treatment -- Types of Meningitis -- Chapter 15: Encephalitis -- Presentation -- Diagnosis (Table 15.1) -- Investigations -- Viral Encephalitis -- Autoimmune Encephalitis -- Paraneoplastic Encephalitis -- Part VII: Brain Death -- Chapter 16: Determination of Brain Death -- Definition of Brain Death -- Who Can Pronounce Brain Death -- Brain Death Exam -- Chapter 17: Organ Donation -- Types of Organ Donors -- Referral of Potential Organ Donor -- Consent Process -- Donor Management -- Appendices -- Appendix A: NIH Stroke Scale -- Appendix B: ISNCSCI Worksheet -- Index.

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