Discharge Instructions For Stroke Patients Essays and Term Papers

  • Use of Statistical Information

    track quality of patient care within our unit. The statistical information helps to compare our facility and services offered to that of other inpatient rehabilitation facilities in neighboring communities. Ratings and scores provided in surveys or questionnaires completed by patients and staff provide...

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  • Stroke

    of Adult Stroke Rehabilitation Care: A Clinical Practice Guideline Pamela W. Duncan, Richard Zorowitz, Barbara Bates, John Y. Choi, Jonathan J. Glasberg, Glenn D. Graham, Richard C. Katz, Kerri Lamberty and Dean Reker Stroke 2005;36;e100-e143 DOI: 10.1161/01.STR.0000180861.54180.FF Stroke is published...

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  • Nur 440

    Running head: PATIENT EDUCATION Patient education University of Phoenix Patient education John Perdue, a 65-year-old active male, is an electronic technician working for Sears Company. He is a married man for 30 years and is currently living with his wife, Sarah and his two daughters...

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  • Nursing Considerations for Mr. J.’S Visit to the E.R

    malnourished state. While a CAT scan and x-ray showed no fractures or bleeding, the fact that the patient had head trauma was most alarming. Traumatic injury to the head could lead to a hemorrhagic stroke or cerebrovascular accident, could be life threatening, and would require immediate intervention...

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  • Physiotherapeutic Management of Stroke

    Introduction Cerebrovascular disease or the term stroke is used to describe the effects of an interruption of the blood supply to a localised area of the brain. It is characterized by rapid focal or global impairment of cerebral function lasting more than 24 hours or leading to death (Hatano, 1976)...

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  • Care of a Patient in Acute Pain from Tkr

    Care of a Patient in Acute Pain from a Total Knee Replacement Jahaira Melendez Abstract Nursing care after a total knee replacement is very essential in promoting a speedy and safe recovery for a patient. In an attempt to replicate the knee’s natural ability to roll and glide as it bends by cutting...

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  • Patient Analysis

     N342 Nursing Process Paper: Overview of the Patient P.L. (Student Name) Brigham Young University Demographics Background Student cared for P. L. on October 31, 2013. P. L. is a 70 year old male who was admitted to the hospital on October 29, 2013 for abdominal pain and nausea...

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  • Neurorehabil Neural Repair

    Repair http://nnr.sagepub.com/ Kinematic Robot-Based Evaluation Scales and Clinical Counterparts to Measure Upper Limb Motor Performance in Patients With Chronic Stroke Caitlyn Bosecker, Laura Dipietro, Bruce Volpe and Hermano Igo Krebs Neurorehabil Neural Repair 2010 24: 62 originally published online...

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  • Stroke Rehabilitation in a Patient with Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome

    Brain Injury, July 2007; 21(8): 877–883 CASE REPORT Stroke rehabilitation in a patient with cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome SHINICHIRO MAESHIMA & AIKO OSAWA Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kawasaki Hospital, Japan Brain Inj Downloaded from informahealthcare...

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  • Assessment of the Geriatric Patient with Multisystem Failure

    Assessment of Geriatric Patient with Multisystem Failure The initial immediate assessment of the patient would be to assess Mrs. Baker’s airway and breathing since she is having dyspnea. Next, obtain vital signs: respiration rate, blood pressure, temperature and pulse rate. The nurse should also listen...

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  • Medical Billing & Coding

    Part II Intermediate Coding Exercises ICD-9-CM Coding Instructions: • Sequence the ICD-9-CM principal diagnosis in the first diagnosis position. • Assign all reportable secondary diagnosis codes including V codes and E codes (both cause of injury and place of occurrence). • Sequence the ICD-9-CM...

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  • Documentation & Informatics

     Chapter 26: documentation and informatics study objective 1. Identify key reasons for reporting and recording patient care Communication Education Legal documentation Auditing and Monitoring Reimbursement Research 2. Describe guidelines for effective documentation and reporting in a variety...

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  • nursing job description

    Home Health Nurses, and nursing aides. While there are many shared tasks, these nursing professions require special skills and different levels of patient interactions. We've compiled the many nursing job descriptions below: Nursing Forum: Join the discussion about nursing careers and education. Registered ...

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  • Ageing and Managing Health

    Ageing and Managing Health (2139) Part 1 The aim of this assignment is to devise a safe, holistic and comprehensive discharge plan for a frail, older person. Mrs Jones is at the stage of late adulthood, she is a 87 year old woman who has been admitted to an elderly ward with history of falls...

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  • Whats up

    DELIRIUM ADUIT TOOL 18 APPENDIX VI DELIRIUM INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS AND RELATIVES 19 APPENDIX VII THE CONFUSION ASSESSMENT METHOD (CAM) 37 21 1. INTRODUCTION Delirium is common in hospitalised patients with a range between 10 and 50% reported in different studies1,2...

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  • Stroke Rehab Rn Manage

    Disability can occur at any age and may result from an acute incident, such as stroke, traumatic spinal cord injury, or brain injury, or from the progression of a chronic condition, such as arthritis or multiple sclerosis. Certain factors common to both disability and chronic illness may include some...

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  • Health Assessment

    date: 4/12/53 Birthplace: Age: 56 Sex: Male Marital Status: Single Occupation: Disable Race / ethnic origin: African American Source and Reliability: Patient/Reliable Reason for seeking care: "I've been throwing up blood for past 4 days." Present Health or History of Present Illness: "not good" Past Health ...

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  • Epilepsy Research Paper

    brain. Abnormal electrical discharges starts happening and spreads all around at once. “This linkage of electrical discharges creates a “storm” of electrical activity in the brain.”(www.epilepsy.com/101/ep101_cause) When older people starts to develop Alzheimer’s disease, strokes, brain tumors, the number...

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  • Reflection

    Abastillas, Danesse R. BSN III- B / Group 5 February 2013 CHAPTER I OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY A. General Objective After ascertaining a nurse-patient interaction and wide-ranging assessment and providing care to the clients and attentive study of the client’s condition, student will be able to expand...

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  • Zxczxc

    ISCHEMIC STROKE A Written Case Study Presented to The College of Nursing Adventist University of the Philippines In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Course N404: Nursing Management, Curative and Rehabilitative 2 By Alon Marti D. Mondejar October 3, 2007 ...

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