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Nursing patients with neurological problems

Edited by George Castledine and Ann Close

in Oxford Handbook of Adult Nursing

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199231355
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597987 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199231355.003.0013

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 							Nursing patients with neurological problems

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Nursing assessment of patients with neurological problems - Physical examination - Diagnostic tests - Neurological nursing problems - Epilepsy/seizure - Paralysis - Meningitis - Encephalitis - Chronic neurological conditions - Multiple sclerosis - Parkinson’s disease - Degenerative diseases - Stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA): overview - Stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA): prevention - Stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA): diagnosis and management - Head injury - Brain tumour - Cerebral aneurysm - Discharge and continuing care - Common drugs used for neurological disorders

Chapter.  10776 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Nursing Skills

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