Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing
February 2007, Wiley-Blackwell
The first part of Advancing Practice in Rehabilitation Nursing explores general principles of specialist rehabilitation practice, which can be applied to both community and in-patient settings. The second part addresses specific issues in core areas of practice including stroke, acquired brain injury, spinal injury, orthopaedic rehabilitation and management of people with long-term conditions.
Ch 2. The Role of the Specialist Nurse Within Rehabilitation.
Ch 3. Rehabilitation Settings.
Ch 4. Psychological Issues in Rehabilitation.
Ch 5. Evaluating Rehabilitation Services.
Ch 6. Preparing and Supporting Informal Carers.
Ch 7. Rehabilitation of Orthopaedic Patients.
Ch 8. Stroke Care.
Ch 9. Rehabilitation of Patients with an Acquired Brain Injury or a Degenerative Neuromuscular Disorder.
Ch 10. Supporting People with Long-term Conditions.
Ch 11. Rehabilitation of Patients with Spinal Cord Injury.
Ch 13. The Way Forward
* examines the evidence-base for clinical practice
* identifies unique aspects of the nursing role
* addresses specific issues in key areas of care
* includes case studies and scenarios