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Neurological care

Sheila K. Adam and Sue Osborne

in Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print October 2009 | ISBN: 9780199215904
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597963 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199215904.003.13

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Neurological care

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Neurological observations - General principles in the care of neuroscience patients - Neurology - Cranial nerve dysfunction - Sympathetic storming and agitation - Respiratory - Cardiovascular - Sedation, analgesia, and NMBAs - Fluids and electrolytes - Nutrition - Elimination - Positioning and mobility - Oral and eye care - Sleep deprivation - Communication - Traumatic brain injury (TBI) - Aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) - Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS) - Myasthenia gravis (MG) - Infection and inflammation of central nervous system - Generalized convulsive status epilepticus - Brainstem testing and organ donation - Brainstem function tests

Chapter.  7631 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Critical Care

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