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Acute Stroke Nursing [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781405161046Publication details: Chicester : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2010.ISBN:
  • 9781444318845
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Acute Stroke NursingDDC classification:
  • 616.810231
LOC classification:
  • RC388.5
Online resources:
Contents:
Acute stroke nursing; Contents; Foreword; Editors and Contributors; Chapter 1: Setting the scene; Introduction; Stroke epidemiology; Stroke policy; Stroke management strategies; Research and education; Conclusion; References; Chapter 2: Developing stroke services: a key role for nursing and nurses; Introduction; Service development; The nursing contribution to stroke services; The political agenda shaping stroke service development; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: What is a stroke?; Introduction; Stroke development processes; Risk factors for stroke
Anatomy, physiology and related stroke clinical findingsStandardised instruments for acute neurological assessment; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Acute stroke nursing management; Introduction; Priorities in acute stroke management; Hyperacute stroke management; Acute stroke management; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Nutritional aspects of stroke care; Introduction; Do stroke patients experience nutritional problems pre-stroke?; How does stroke affect dietary intake?; How can stroke patients be helped to maintain adequate dietary intake?; Conclusion; References
Chapter 6: Promoting continenceIntroduction; Bladder problems and urinary incontinence; Bowel problems and bowel care; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: Management of physical impairments post-stroke; Introduction; Movement; Moving and handling people with stroke; Therapeutic positioning and seating in the acute phase; Promoting early mobilisation; Falls prevention; Restoration and re-education of movement; Management of the upper limb; Further rehabilitation strategies and novel developments; Patients' perspective on mobility rehabilitation; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8: Communication
Conclusion
Initiation of rehabilitationOutcomes of rehabilitation; Recovery processes; Transfer to rehabilitation; Rehabilitation provision; Conclusion; References; Chapter 12: Stroke and palliative care: a difficult combination?; Introduction; Palliative care; Relevance of palliative care to stroke; Organisational challenges; Conclusion; References; Chapter 13: Reducing the risk of stroke; Introduction; Primary prevention; Secondary prevention: identifying those at risk of stroke; Public awareness and access to services; Secondary prevention of stroke in less common aetiologies and patient groups
IntroductionCommunication impairments caused by stroke; Language minorities; The role of the speech and language therapist in acute stroke care; Psychosocial issues and quality of life; Conclusion; References; Chapter 9: Mood and behavioural changes; Introduction; Psychological reactions to the onset of stroke; Conclusion; References; Chapter 10: Minimally responsive stroke patients; Introduction; Definitions and identification; Minimally responsive state; 'Locked-in' syndrome; Conclusion; References; Chapter 11: Rehabilitation and r ecovery p rocesses; Introduction
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, positionin
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Acute stroke nursing; Contents; Foreword; Editors and Contributors; Chapter 1: Setting the scene; Introduction; Stroke epidemiology; Stroke policy; Stroke management strategies; Research and education; Conclusion; References; Chapter 2: Developing stroke services: a key role for nursing and nurses; Introduction; Service development; The nursing contribution to stroke services; The political agenda shaping stroke service development; Conclusion; References; Chapter 3: What is a stroke?; Introduction; Stroke development processes; Risk factors for stroke

Anatomy, physiology and related stroke clinical findingsStandardised instruments for acute neurological assessment; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Acute stroke nursing management; Introduction; Priorities in acute stroke management; Hyperacute stroke management; Acute stroke management; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Nutritional aspects of stroke care; Introduction; Do stroke patients experience nutritional problems pre-stroke?; How does stroke affect dietary intake?; How can stroke patients be helped to maintain adequate dietary intake?; Conclusion; References

Chapter 6: Promoting continenceIntroduction; Bladder problems and urinary incontinence; Bowel problems and bowel care; Conclusion; References; Chapter 7: Management of physical impairments post-stroke; Introduction; Movement; Moving and handling people with stroke; Therapeutic positioning and seating in the acute phase; Promoting early mobilisation; Falls prevention; Restoration and re-education of movement; Management of the upper limb; Further rehabilitation strategies and novel developments; Patients' perspective on mobility rehabilitation; Conclusion; References; Chapter 8: Communication

Conclusion

Initiation of rehabilitationOutcomes of rehabilitation; Recovery processes; Transfer to rehabilitation; Rehabilitation provision; Conclusion; References; Chapter 12: Stroke and palliative care: a difficult combination?; Introduction; Palliative care; Relevance of palliative care to stroke; Organisational challenges; Conclusion; References; Chapter 13: Reducing the risk of stroke; Introduction; Primary prevention; Secondary prevention: identifying those at risk of stroke; Public awareness and access to services; Secondary prevention of stroke in less common aetiologies and patient groups

IntroductionCommunication impairments caused by stroke; Language minorities; The role of the speech and language therapist in acute stroke care; Psychosocial issues and quality of life; Conclusion; References; Chapter 9: Mood and behavioural changes; Introduction; Psychological reactions to the onset of stroke; Conclusion; References; Chapter 10: Minimally responsive stroke patients; Introduction; Definitions and identification; Minimally responsive state; 'Locked-in' syndrome; Conclusion; References; Chapter 11: Rehabilitation and r ecovery p rocesses; Introduction

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, positionin