Textbook on Neurological & Neurosurgical Nursing

by I Clement

The book comprehends in detail about neuroscience, covering the entire syllabus of neuroscience nursing as per Indian Nursing Council (INC). It perspicuously inculcates the knowledge of neuronursing among the nursing students and staff nurses working in neuromedical and surgical units. The text is presented in 21 sections and 177 chapters covering a wide range of topics that comes under neuroscience nursing. Section 1 gives an introductory outline of neuroscience nursing, followed by section 2 that meticulously covers the topics of neuroanatomy and physiology. Section 3 to section 6 thoroughly revolves around neuroscience investigation, neuropharmacology, neurological manifestations and neurological examination and assessment. Section 7 and section 8 describes in detail various neurodevelopmental disorders, head and spinal cord injuries and neuroinfections like meningitis, encephalitis, brain abscess, etc. Section 9 profoundly delineates the care of various neurological conditions. Various cerebrovascular disorders, paroxysmal disorders, central nervous system tumors, neurodegenerative disorders and cranial nerve diseases are being discussed elaborately from section 10 to section 15. This is followed by section 16 and 17, which covers the topics on neurosurgery and neurological emergencies and care in detail. The book further proceeds with the trends in neurology and therapeutic procedures in neuroscience, which is well explained in section 18 and 19. Section 20 presents information on neuropathies/peripheral nerve lesions. The final section emphatically describes neuroscience rehabilitation.

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Book Detail

Author Author's Affiliation
1. Clement I RV College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India; Columbia College of Nursing, VSS College of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India; Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India; Christian Medical Association of India, New Delhi, Indian Society of Psychiatric Nursing, Bengaluru, Medical Surgical Nursing Society of ndia, Chennai; Indian Society of Neuroscience Nursing, New Delhi; Asian Association of Cardiac Nurses, Kolkata, West Bengal, India; Indian Red Cross Society, Bengaluru, St. Johns Ambulance Association, Bengaluru; National Editorial Advisory Board, New Delhi, Nurses of India (Former) Bengaluru
ISBN 9789351522980
Speciality Medical Surgical Nursing
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12672
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2015
Pages 804
Book Type Textbook


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