Clinical Practice of Neurological & Neurosurgical Nursing

Author: Joanne V. Hickey, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, F


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  • ISBN: 9781451172676
  • Author: Joanne V. Hickey, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, CNRN, F
  • Publ Date: 2013-12-01
  • Edition: 7
  • Pages: 816
  • Imprint: LIPPINCOTT*#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 218716

Table of Contents :

SECTION 1 Neuroscience Nursing: Contemporary Practice Chapter 1 The State of the Science of Neuroscience Nursing Practice Chapter 2 Care Settings and Transitions in Care Chapter 3 Ethical Perspectives and End-of-Life Care Chapter 4Organ Donation and Donor Management SECTION 2 Assessment and Evaluation of Neuroscience Patients Chapter 5 Overview of Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Chapter 6 Diagnostics for Patients with Neurological Disorders Chapter 7 Comprehensive Neurological Examination Chapter 8 Neurological Assessment SECTION 3 General Considerations with Neuroscience Patients Chapter 9 Nutritional Support for Neuroscience Patients Chapter 10 Neuroendocrine Disorders in Neuroscience Patients Chapter 11 Rehabilitation of Patients with Neurological Disorders Chapter 12 Pharmacological Management of Neuroscience Patients SECTION 4 Common Management Problems with Neuroscience Patients Chapter 13 Intracranial Hypertension: Theory and Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure Chapter 14 Management of Patient Undergoing Neurosurgical Procedures Chapter 15 Management of Patients with a Depressed Level of Consciousness SECTION 5 Nursing Management of Patients with Injury to the Neurological System Chapter 16 Craniocerebral Injuries Chapter 17 Spine and Spinal Cord Injuries Chapter 18 Back Pain and Spinal Disorders Chapter 19 Traumatic Peripheral Nerve Injuries SECTION 6 Nursing Management of Patients with Neoplasms of the Neurological System Chapter 20 Brain Tumors Chapter 21 Spinal Cord Tumors SECTION 7 Nursing Management of Patients with Cerebrovascular Problems Chapter 22 Transient Ischemic Attacks and Acute Ischemic Stroke Chapter 23 Intracerebral Hemorrhagic Stroke Chapter 24 Cerebral Aneurysms Chapter 25 Arteriovenous Malformations and Other Cerebrovascular Anomalies SECTION 8 Nursing Management of Patients with Pain, Seizures, and CNS Infections Chapter 26 Chronic Pain Chapter 27 Headaches Chapter 28 Seizures and Epilepsy Chapter 29 Infections of the Central Nervous System SECTION 9 Nursing Management of Patients with Neurodegenerative Diseases Chapter 30 Alzheimer's Disease and Dementias Chapter 31 Parkinson's Disease Chapter 32 Multiple Sclerosis Chapter 33 Myasthenia Gravis Chapter 34 Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis SECTION 10 Nursing Management of Patients with Peripheral Nerve Diseases Chapter 35 Peripheral Neuropathies Chapter 36 Cranial Nerve Diseases


This publication is included on the ANCC: American Nurses Credentialing Center's reference list. The new Seventh Edition of the award-winning classic prepares its users to deliver expert care in this most challenging nursing specialty. It addresses neuroanatomy, assessment, diagnostic evaluation and management of the complete range of neurological disorders for which nurses provide patient care, including trauma, stoke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative disorders and features new chapters on neurological critical care and peripheral neuropathies. The new edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect standards of care based on evidence-based practice. It now includes separate pathophysiology sections in each chapter, new resource guides, such as internet sites and professional and patient information sources, key points summaries, evidence-based boxes, and nursing research features. A companion site with fully-searchable text and image bank is available with purchase of the book.


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