Alteration in cerebral perfusion: clinical concept or nursing diagnosis?


Nursing diagnosis was introduced into the neuroscience intensive care unit (NSICU) of the Medical College of Virginia in 1984 as a framework for naming the problems nurses treat. During this process, there was concern about using nursing diagnosis terminology to describe common NSICU problems. Of particular concern was increased intracranial pressure (ICP… (More)


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