Focus On: Stroke -- Summer 2013
Caring for patients with stroke can be challenging. When a stroke is occurring, it is critical to distinguish the symptoms from other diagnoses. Determining the type and location of stroke is yet another difficulty. Further challenges are met with treatment and rehabilitation. Let us help you manage these complex issues by offering you this collection of resources all about strokes.


Lisa M. Bonsall, MSN, RN, CRNP

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MUST-READS

PREVENTION

TREATMENT

CAREGIVERS

SPECIALTY ARTICLES

NURSING NEWS HEADLINES 



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  Focus On: Stroke -- Summer 2013 Collection
 
SPECIAL FEATURES
Supplemental content to enhance your learning

  New Windows, Same Old House: An Update on Acute Stroke Management
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
April/June 2012  
  POWERPOINT SLIDES

  Take 5: Alteplase
NursingCenter.com
July 2013  

  Podcast: Acute Stroke – Taking a History
Nursing2013 Symposium
August 2013  

  Podcast: Acute Stroke – Blood Pressure Management
NursingCenter.com
August 2013  

  Podcast: Acute Stroke – Treatment
Nursing2013 Symposium
August 2013  

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MUST-READS
Don't miss these articles!

  Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: Follow the guidelines
Nursing2014
May 2013  

  Recognizing poststroke depression
Nursing2014
December 2012  

  Ischemic stroke: The first 24 hours
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care
October 2012  

  The Educational Needs of Newly Diagnosed Stroke Patients
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
October 2012  

  Nursing Interventions and Assessments for Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Patients: A Mixed Methods Study Involving Practicing Nurses
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
August 2012  

  Ischemic Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke: A Case Study
Critical Care Nursing Quarterly
July/September 2011  

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PREVENTION
Brush up on methods to reduce stroke risk

  PATIENT SAFETY: Teaching patients INR self-management
Nursing2014
May 2013  

  Evidence Supporting the Incorporation of the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Eating Pattern Into Stroke Self-Management Programs: A Review
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
October 2012  

  The Effects of Statins on Prevention of Stroke and Dementia: A REVIEW
Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation & Prevention
September/October 2012  

  INFOBYTES: Online resources for stroke prevention
Nursing2014
August 2012  

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TREATMENT
Recommendations and controversies

  Neuroendovascular Treatments/Procedures: Are They Efficacious and Have They Improved Patient Outcomes Poststroke?
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
October 2012  

  Controversies in Acute Stroke Treatment
AACN Advanced Critical Care
April/June 2012  

  Emergency: Stroke Recognition and Management
AJN, American Journal of Nursing
May 2011  

  Therapeutic Hypothermia in Acute Stroke
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
April 2011  

  Use of Alteplase Beyond 3 Hours of Ischemic Stroke Onset
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
January/March 2011  

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CAREGIVERS
Ensure caregiver support

  Stroke Survivor and Informal Caregiver Perceptions of Poststroke Depressive Symptoms
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
April 2012  

  The Long-Term Experience of Family Life After Stroke
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
February 2012  

  Female Caregivers of Stroke Survivors: Coping and Adapting to a Life That Once Was
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
February 2012  

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SPECIALTY ARTICLES
Articles specific to certain patient populations and practice settings

  Age- and Stroke-Related Skeletal Muscle Changes: A Review for the Geriatric Clinician
Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy
July/September 2012  

  A Narrative Study of Women’s Early Symptom Experience of Ischemic Stroke
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing
May/June 2012  

  Recognizing and preventing Acute stroke in women
Nursing2014
March 2012  

  Stroke Assessment in the Perioperative Orthopaedic Patient
Orthopaedic Nursing
January/February 2012  

  Emergency Department Nurses' Perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Caring for Stroke Patients
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
October 2011  

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