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, positioning, mobility and continence. The text also considers rehabilitation. discharge planning, palliative care and the role of the nurse within the multiprofessional team. Acute Stroke Nursing is an essential guide to the management of acute stroke for all nurses health care professional wishing to extend their knowledge of stroke nursing.

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PublisherJohn Wiley
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2010