Clinical Practice of Neurological & Neurosurgical Nursing by Joanne Hickey PhD RN ACNP-BC CNRN F

By Joanne Hickey PhD RN ACNP-BC CNRN F

This e-book is integrated at the ANCC: American Nurses Credentialing Center’s reference list.

the hot 7th version of the award-winning vintage prepares its clients to bring professional care during this such a lot tough nursing specialty.  It addresses neuroanatomy, overview, diagnostic review and administration of the full diversity of neurological problems for which nurses offer sufferer care, together with trauma, stoke, tumors, seizures, headache, aneurysms, infections, degenerative issues and lines new chapters on neurological serious care and peripheral neuropathies.  the hot version has been completely revised to mirror criteria of care according to evidence-based practice.  It now contains separate pathophysiology sections in each one bankruptcy, new source publications, equivalent to websites and sufferer details resources, key issues summaries, evidence-based containers, and nursing examine features.

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The IOM strongly recommends that all care must be patient-centered care that is evidence based and delivered by interdisciplinary practice teams. The preferred practice model of the 21st century is characterized by interdisciplinary teamwork, the hallmarks of which are mutual respect, collaboration, effective ongoing communications, mutual goals, shared decision making, and measurable outcomes. A distinction is made between multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams. A multidisciplinary team has more than one discipline in its membership.

Qxd 10/03/2008 07:49 Page 18 Aptara Inc. 18 S E C T I O N 1 ■ Neuroscience Nursing: Contemporary Practice planning is to assist the patient to make a smooth transition from one environment or level of care to another without sacrificing the progress that has already been achieved and to provide for other health care needs that are still unmet. Numerous studies have shown that hospitals and patients benefit from a smooth transition out of the hospital. Benefits cited include improved patient outcomes, increased patient and family satisfaction, decreased length of stay, decreased hospital readmission, enhanced cost effectiveness, decreased complications, and decreased mortality.

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