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Acute stroke nursing / edited by Jane Williams, Lin Perry, Caroline Watkins.

Contributor(s): Williams, Jane (Jane E.) | Perry, Lin | Watkins, Caroline.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Wiley Online Library.Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010Description: 1 online resource (xv, 352 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444318845 (electronic bk.); 1444318845 (electronic bk.); 1405161043 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781405161046 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781444318838; 1444318837.Subject(s): Cerebrovascular disease -- Nursing | Evidence-based nursingAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Acute stroke nursing.DDC classification: 616.8/10231 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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.

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Jane Williams is Consultant Nurse in Stroke Care, based in Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, UK. She has been involved in many national working parties, including the National Stroke Strategy, UK Forum for Stroke Training, and UK Stroke Forum. Jane is member of The Stroke Association research awards committee. A founder member of the National Stroke Nursing Forum, Jane undertook a term of office as chair. <p> Lin Perry is Professor of Nursing Research and Practice Development, University of Technology, Sydney and the Northern Hospitals Network, South Eastern Sydney and Illawarra Area Health Service. A member of the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party in the UK, the National Stroke Foundation Guidelines Working Party and Stroke Services New South Wales in Australia, she has extensive experience with national guideline development, benchmarking, service review and evaluation.</p> <p> Caroline Watkins is Professor of Stroke and Older People's Care at the University of Central Lancashire, UK. As a member of the Vascular Team at the Department of Health, she is working to implement the National Stroke Strategy, and leads the development of the new UK Forum for Stroke Training. Caroline is the president of the Society for Research in Rehabilitation and on the Steering Group of the National Stroke Nursing Forum.</p>

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