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Evidence-based nursing care for stroke and neurovascular conditions.


Evidence-based nursing care for stroke and neurovascular conditions.

Ed. by Sheila A. Alexander.



295 pages



Alexander (acute and tertiary care, U. of Pittsburgh) offers a guide for new, experienced, and advanced practice nurses working with patients suffering from stroke and other neurovascular conditions. She reviews normal cerebrovascular anatomy and physiology and common pathologic mechanisms, then details (along with other contributors) the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and current nursing interventions (with rationales) for caring for patients with transient ischemic attacks, ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, Moyamoya disease, vascular malformations, cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), Binswanger's disease, antiphospholipid syndrome, migraines, and vasculitis of the central nervous system and cranial vessel.

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Date:Jun 1, 2013
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