Trending Now: Food Deserts by Nurse.com News
We asked: Do you think food deserts add to the racial disparities in stroke statistics? Find out how your colleagues feel about how food deserts, defined by the USDA as parts of the country devoid of fresh fruit, vegetables and other healthful whole foods, contribute to racial disparities in stroke statistics.
Mindful Minutes by Meaghan O'Keeffe, RN, BSN
Mindfulness-based interventions have shown promising results in the treatment of a variety of conditions in individuals with traumatic brain injury and stroke, including improvements in depression, anxiety, mental fatigue and an improved perception of health and quality of life, according to a recent study.
Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions
Published by John Wiley & Sons
With the aging population ever growing, healthcare for persons suffering from stroke and related illnesses is increasingly important. “Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions” serves as a guide for novice, experienced and advanced practice nurses working with patients suffering from stroke and other neurovascular conditions.
Handbook of Clinical Nutrition and Stroke
Published by Humana Press
The handbook is a comprehensive reference on nutrition for the multidisciplinary team caring for stroke patients, according to a news release. Targeting physicians, nurse practitioners, clinical dietitians and others, this volume provides an introduction on the different types of stroke, associated risk factors and global perspectives on stroke.
The Behavioral Consequences of Stroke
Published by Springer Publishing
“The Behavioral Consequences of Stroke” provides a broad overview of the cognitive and neurobehavioral effects of stroke. Greater attention is being paid today to the cognitive and neurobehavioral complications that impact stroke morbidity and even functional neurological recovery in patients, according to a news release.
The Two Sides of Stroke | CE98-60 by Helen Osterman, RN, MS and Lisa Bowman, RN, MSN, CRNP, CNRN and Anna Ver Hage, RN, MSN, ACNP, CCRN, CNRN
The goal of this continuing education module is to help nurses differentiate between identification, treatment and care of patients with left- and right-hemispheric strokes.
This CE course is brought to you compliments of Tenet Health
As nurses know, one of the common residual effects of a stroke for a patient is dysphagia. Dysphagia requires a thorough medical evaluation and nursing assessment of the patient to avoid additional complications such as aspiration, choking, pneumonia and death.
Taylor, professor of nursing at Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies, explores how nurses can prioritize their advocacy responsibilities and establish a trustworthy relationship with the family.
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