Acute Stroke Nursing
March 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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This timely, comprehensive and practical text is structured to follow the acute stroke pathway experienced by patients. It explores the causes, symptoms and effects of stroke, and provides guidance on issues such as nutrition, continence, positioning, mobility and carer support. The text also considers rehabilitation, discharge planning, palliative care and the role of the nurse within the multi-professional team. Acute Stroke Nursing is the definitive reference on acute stroke for all nurses and health care professionals wishing to extend their knowledge of stroke nursing.
- Evidence-based and practical in style, with case studies and practice examples throughout
- Edited and authored by recognised stroke nursing experts, clinicians and leaders in the field of nursing practice, research and education
- The first text to explore stroke management from UK and international perspectives, and with a nursing focus