Head Injury Series
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Nursing Management of Acute Head Injuries
Product code: A2285
Overview:Illustrates the various kinds of head injuries and the nursing diagnoses for each. Shows a thorough neurological assessment, including Glasgow Coma Scale, pupil size and reactions, vital signs, patient orientation, motor and sensory functions and monitoring for increased intracranial pressure. Demonstrates methods of treatment and the nurse's role in each; nursing interventions to prevent or control increased intracranial pressure; and common nursing diagnosis.
Nursing Management of Increased Intracranial Pressure
Product code: A2286
Overview:Illustrates a neurologial nursing assessment, explains increased intracranial pressure and uses graphics to clarify the explanation. Includes the significance of intercranial pressure monitoring; differentiation of A, B and C waves; prevention of infection; medical and nursing management; and how to care for patients in barbiturate coma. Details the effects of nursing care on a patient's intercranial pressure level.