Subarachnoid haemorrhage and vasospasm: using physiological theory to generate nursing interventions.

  • Neal F Cook
  • Published 2004 in Intensive & critical care nursing

Abstract

Caring for critically ill patients with a subarachnoid haemorrhage and preventing its most prevalent and devastating complication, vasospasm, requires an in-depth understanding of the mechanisms which underpin the physiology of SAH. This is essential to provide appropriate nursing practice derived from theory. All too often practitioners are asked to follow… (More)

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