Neuroscience Nursing: Evidence-Based Theory and Practice
December 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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Shanne McNamara, Vice President, British Association of Neuroscience Nurses
Neuroscience Nursing is a comprehensive, practical text that reflects both the richness and the diversity of contemporary neuroscience nursing. This important new text aims to inform the practice of neuroscience nursing through the report of current research, best available evidence, policy and education.
This important new book is divided into several sections exploring: anatomy and physiology of the nervous system; assessment, interpretation and management of specific problems in the neurological patient; neurological investigations and neurosurgical procedures; management of patients with intracranial disorders; and management of patients with long-term conditions. It also explores the underpinning concepts of neuroscience care, including its history and development, and legal and ethical issues. Uniquely, this text also includes patients’ perspectives of living with a variety of neurological conditions.
- The first evidence-based UK neuroscience textbook for nurses
- Extensive full colour illustrations throughout
- Applicable to a wide variety of settings including prevention, primary care, acute and critical care, rehabilitation and palliative care
- Contributions from nurse specialists, nurse consultants, academics and subject experts from throughout the UK