Read e-book online Advanced Practice Nursing Guide to the Neurological Exam PDF

By Alexandra, MS, CNL, APRN Armitage

Today’s complicated perform registered nursing and general practitioner assistant courses were allocating much less time to the examine of neurology, leaving new practitioners with an doubtful grab of the way to method the neurological sufferer. here's a “how to” guide for knowledgeably undertaking the elemental neurological exam and optimistically employing examination findings to the translation of universal neurological indicators. It explains all points of the traditional neuro examination that's performed in scientific and health facility settings and comprises an abundance of pictures, illustrations, and worthy algorithms. The ebook examines easy methods to use the examination effects to figure out a probable analysis or to spot a space of shock for additional diagnostic checks. The textual content offers either simple and complex suggestions relating to the examination to foster a deeper realizing of the which means and body structure underlying an irregular finding.

Step by means of step, the textual content describes easy methods to behavior the examination and offers pictures, illustrations, and diagrammatic representations of exam steps and ideas. Algorithms carry a logical problem-solving method of medical pondering, and reference tables offer details at a look for the busy practitioner. The booklet might be important either for brand new practitioners who search mastery of neurology basics and an excellent figuring out of examination findings, in addition to in case you have mastered the basics and need to realize extra refined diagnostic talents so that it will properly study the that means of every symptom within the broader context of neurological practice.

Key Features:

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

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

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