Focus On: Stroke 

Caring for patients with stroke can be challenging. When a stroke is occurring, it is critical to distinguish the symptoms from other diagnoses. Determining the type and location of stroke is yet another difficulty. Further challenges are met with treatment and rehabilitation.

We know that time equals tissue when it comes to stroke care. Read the latest articles from our journals to make sure you know how to recognize signs and symptoms of stroke and follow recommended guidelines to improve outcomes.

The Impact of Stroke Nurse Navigation on Patient Compliance Postdischarge
Rehabilitation Nursing Journal, March/April 2018

The Importance of Educating Patients With Stroke About Vitamin D
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, December 2017

Sex and Intimacy after Stroke
Rehabilitation Nursing Journal, November/December 2017

Cerebellar Stroke: A Missed Diagnosis
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, July/September 2017

 Implementation of a Stroke Competency Program to Improve Nurses’ Knowledge of and Adherence to Stroke Guidelines
Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, November 2016

An overview of antithrombotics in ischemic stroke
The Nurse Practitioner, June 2016

 Seconds count! Stroke guidelines update 
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, January 2016

 Update: Stroke guidelines 
Nursing Management, February 2016

Acute ischemic stroke: The golden hour 
Nursing2016 Critical Care, May 2016

Retrospective Study on National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale as a Predictor of Patient Recovery After Stroke 
Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, January 2016

Ischemic Stroke 
Home Healthcare Now, May 2016

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