Download e-book for kindle: Advanced Practice Nursing Guide to the Neurological Exam by Alexandra, MS, CNL, APRN Armitage

By Alexandra, MS, CNL, APRN Armitage

ISBN-10: 0826126081

ISBN-13: 9780826126085

Today’s complex perform registered nursing and doctor assistant courses were allocating much less time to the examine of neurology, leaving new practitioners with an doubtful take hold of of the way to process the neurological sufferer. here's a “how to” handbook for knowledgeably accomplishing the fundamental neurological exam and optimistically employing examination findings to the translation of universal neurological signs. It explains all elements of the traditional neuro examination that's carried out in medical and health facility settings and contains an abundance of pictures, illustrations, and worthy algorithms. The e-book examines the right way to use the examination effects to figure out a possible prognosis or to spot a space of shock for additional diagnostic assessments. The textual content provides either simple and complicated techniques concerning the examination to foster a deeper knowing of the which means and body structure underlying an irregular finding.

Step through step, the textual content describes the right way to behavior the examination and gives images, illustrations, and diagrammatic representations of exam steps and ideas. Algorithms convey a logical problem-solving method of scientific pondering, and reference tables offer info at a look for the busy practitioner. The booklet could be useful either for brand spanking new practitioners who search mastery of neurology basics and a superb knowing of examination findings, in addition to in case you have mastered the basics and want to achieve extra refined diagnostic abilities that allows you to appropriately examine the which means of every symptom within the broader context of neurological practice.

Key Features:

  • Presents a transparent, step by step description of the way to behavior a neurological exam and follow findings within the scientific setting
  • Addresses the wishes of either new and professional practitioners
  • Provides a wealth of illustrations and diagrams to augment concepts
  • Uses algorithms to reinforce a logical problem-solving approach
  • Includes speedy reference tables for the busy practitioner

Alexandra Armitage, MS, APRN, CNL, is a medical practitioner who has labored and taught in a variety of medical and academic neurological and neurosurgical settings. She obtained her BS from the college of Natal, South Africa, and her MS and post-master’s APRN certificates from the collage of recent Hampshire. She is at the moment operating as a supplier at Neurosurgery of Southern New Hampshire in Nashua, New Hampshire. She has given a number of neurology and neurosurgical lectures to either nursing and nurse practitioner scholars and is keenly attracted to advancing the neurological wisdom of all nurses. moreover, she is the publication reviewer for the recent Hampshire Nurse’s organization. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau and the yank Academy of Neurology.

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