This update of the popular first edition addresses 17 patient problems including the following: bowel, bladder, skin, communication, cardiovascular, autonomic and pulmonary, pain, dysphagia, cognition, self care, mobility, intimacy and sexuality, nutrition, safety, energy conservation/sleep and fatigue, life span, metabolic syndrome and community reentry.
Other new content features include:
· Identifies five essential steps for evidence-base nursing care
· Highlights 17 common focus areas including bowel and bladder, skin management, pain and dysphagia
· Ask the “burning question” and consider changes to improve practice based on the scientific evidence
· All new format presenting the available scientific evidence, an evaluation of the evidence, and implications for practice to support evidence-based practice for rehabilitation nursing care today