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Fast facts for stroke care nursing : an expert care guide / Kathy J. Morrison.

Morrison, Kathy J. (Author).


"The second edition of this practical, pocket-sized reference has been updated to include the groundbreaking changes to stroke care protocols. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States today and leading preventable cause of long-term disability. This resource fills in the gaps left in neuroscience content in nursing school and streamlines an often intimidating, but critically important, area of care." - Provided by publisher.

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  • ISBN: 9780826158260
  • ISBN: 0826158269
  • Physical Description: 190 p. ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Springer Publishing Company, LLC, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Stroke care evolution : we've come a long way -- Basic cerebrovascular anatomy -- Stroke types -- Physiology of stroke -- Associated stroke disorders -- Stroke diagnostics -- Neurologic assessment & stroke severity scores -- Acute stroke interventions -- Interventions for secondary prevention -- Prehospital and emergency department -- In the stroke unit & the intensive care unit -- Patient and family as members of the team and transitions from acute care -- Rehabilitative care -- Secondary prevention -- Primary prevention -- Connecting data to clinical practice.
Subject: Stroke > nursing.
Rehabilitation Nursing.
Evidence-Based Nursing.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library RC 388.5 .M67 2018 30775305539067 General Collection Available -

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