Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice

Front Cover
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Sep 1, 2011 - Medical - 250 pages
0 Reviews
Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice is designed for the advanced practice nursing student and is an essential resource for graduate and DNP programs. This comprehensive text covers all of the major nursing theories and includes a section on interdisciplinary theories as well as chapters on the philosophy of science, foundations of knowledge development, and integrating and disseminating knowledge in advanced practice nursing.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Introduction
1
Anatomy of the Brain
5
Types of Hydrocephalus
17
Recognizing Hydrocephalus
23
Hydrocephalus Associated with Specific Conditions
33
Radiological Picture of Hydrocephalus
41
Common Bedside Procedures in Hydrocephalus
57
Indications for Surgery for Hydrocephalus
67
Special Circumstances with Indwelling Shunts
141
Hydrocephalus Shunts and Pregnancy
151
Neuropsychologic Deficits in Hydrocephalus
161
Intraventricular Hemorrhage of the Newborn
167
Benign External Hydrocephalus
173
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
179
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
195
LongTerm Outcome of Hydrocephalus
205

Shunts The Basics
73
Shunt Surgery
89
Alternatives to Shunting
111
FollowUp of Patients with Shunts
125
FollowUp of Patients with Hydrocephalus Without a Shunt
135
Resources
209
References
213
Glossary
217
Index
227
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information