Nursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Patient by Cathy C. CartwrightNursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Patient by Cathy C. Cartwright

Nursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Patient

EditorCathy C. Cartwright, Donna C. Wallace

Hardcover | May 3, 2007

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This book is a detailed reference for all nurses caring for children with neurosurgical problems. The explanations and treatment options for each neurosurgical diagnosis will help the reader to understand the rationale behind the nursing care. Each chapter includes information on patient and family education and gives helpful guidelines. There is no other reference available that provides such specific information.
Title:Nursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgery PatientFormat:HardcoverDimensions:302 pages, 10.63 × 7.6 × 0.39 inPublished:May 3, 2007Publisher:SpringerLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540297030

ISBN - 13:9783540297031

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Table of Contents

Neurologial Assessment of the Neonate, Infant, Child and Adolescent.- Hydrocephalus.- Craniosynostosis.- Neural Tube Defects.- Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia.- Tumors of the Central Nervous System.- Traumatic Brain Injury.- Spine.- Cerebrovascular Malformations.- Surgical Management of Epilepsy.- Surgical Management of Spasticity.- Infections of the Central Nervous System.- Index.

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From the reviews:"...The attributes of this text result in a much wider appeal than to just pediatric neurosurgical nurses. This book will prove useful to anyone remotely interested in pediatric neurosurgery. I have no hesitation in recommending a copy be in every neurosurgical residency library. Hospitals will find this a useful textbook reference to place on the pediatrics floors for nurses and pediatric house staff to be able to quickly and concisely review any of the various neurosurgical subjects along with appropriate surgical interventions. Libraries will find this book is a must addition if they have patrons interested in neurosurgery. My only caveat is that I suspect this book will have a high disappearance (ie, "borrowing") rate due to its value as a great educational tool." (J.T. Goodrich, JAMA, November 2007)"This book provides a one-of-a-kind clinical resource for nursing staff who work with this challenging population of patients. In addition to the easy-to-read text, this book includes 119 figures and 61 tables of valuable information to enhance nursing practice. . is written for nurses who are for pediatric neurosurgery patients but is also a tremendous reference for students and others in the healthcare profession. . This book will be a tremendous resource for me, and for the patients and staff with whom I work." (Julie A Warren, Doody's Review Service, August, 2007)"The architecture of the book, subdivided in 12 multi-authored chapters, is quite solid, each contribution offering the basic knowledge necessary to understand the pathophysiology of a given disease, the essential of the surgical management, and the nurses' considerations. Each chapter is nicely illustrated and enriched by numerous tables aimed at illustrating specific points, as well as providing further sources of information when needed . . Although this book is written by nurses, also medical students and neurosurgeons in training will find its reading quite useful." (Concezio Di Rocco, Child's Nervous System, Vol. 23, 2007)