Nursing Management of the Neurosurgical Patient: An Interprofessional Approach, 1st Edition

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Edited by Newton Mei, MD, Lauren Malinowski-Falk, CRNP, Allison M. Lang, MSN, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, Jesse Edwards, MD and René Daniel, MD, PhD, FACP, FHM
Use this new text/reference from a nationally recognized center of excellence to ensure high quality nursing care of neurosurgical patients! Nursing Management of the Neurosurgical Patient: An Interprofessional Approach is a concise new resource for ...view more
Use this new text/reference from a nationally recognized center of excellence to ensure high quality nursing care of neurosurgical patients! Nursing Management of the Neurosurgical Patient: An Interprofessional Approach is a concise new resource for best practices in both neurosurgery-specific nursing care and general hospital care. Topics include everything from preoperative assessment and bedside management to common procedures and pathophysiology of the brain and spine; neurosurgical issues such as diabetes, acute kidney injury, and coronary conditions; and pain management, substance abuse, and rehabilitation. A reader-friendly style includes photos, algorithms, flowcharts, and checklists to make it easy to find essential information quickly. Written by experienced neuroscience nurses and Nurse Practitioners, neurosurgeons, and hospitalist physicians, this book uses a team-based, collaborative approach to neurosurgical nursing care.
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9780323934473
Publication Date :
25-04-2024
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Use this new text/reference from a nationally recognized center of excellence to ensure high quality nursing care of neurosurgical patients! Nursing Management of the Neurosurgical Patient: An Interprofessional Approach is a concise new resource for best practices in both neurosurgery-specific nursing care and general hospital care. Topics include everything from preoperative assessment and bedside management to common procedures and pathophysiology of the brain and spine; neurosurgical issues such as diabetes, acute kidney injury, and coronary conditions; and pain management, substance abuse, and rehabilitation. A reader-friendly style includes photos, algorithms, flowcharts, and checklists to make it easy to find essential information quickly. Written by experienced neuroscience nurses and Nurse Practitioners, neurosurgeons, and hospitalist physicians, this book uses a team-based, collaborative approach to neurosurgical nursing care.

Key Features
  • Team-based, interprofessional collaborative, evidence-based approach provides an in-depth guide to neurosurgical nursing care.
  • Consistent, streamlined format serves well as both a textbook and a reference for clinical settings.
  • Abundant, easy-to-reference algorithms help you respond quickly and effectively to resolve neurosurgical patient problems.
  • Discussion and Nursing Considerations sections are provided in every chapter to describe the practical application of key chapter content.
  • Case study with application-level questions is included in every chapter to help you apply key content to neurosurgical nursing practice.
  • Answer key for each case study is provided in every chapter to reinforce understanding and provide remediation.
  • Interprofessional collaborative authorship provides wide-ranging expertise, with each chapter written by a team consisting of a neuroscience nurse or Nurse Practitioner, a neurosurgeon, and a hospitalist physician.

Author Information
Edited by Newton Mei, MD, Director of Education, Departments of Medicine and Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Lauren Malinowski-Falk, CRNP, Nurse Practitioner, Medicine, Neurological Surgery, Spine Unit and iNICU, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Allison M. Lang, MSN, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Neurological Surgery, Spine Unit and iNICU, Thomas Jefferson University; Jesse Edwards, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine Farber HospitalistDepartments of Medicine and Neurological Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and René Daniel, MD, PhD, FACP, FHM, Departments of Medicine and Neurological Surgery, Co-Director of the Farber Hospitalist Service (a Division of the Department of Neurological Surgery), Medical Director of the Spine Unit and iNICU, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania