Home Care for the Client Who Has Had a Cerebrovascular Accident
This resource is designed to provide home care aides with the training in addition to basic education necessary to care for clients who have had a cerebrovascular accident (CVA). Stand-alone chapters enable readers to customize their training to review skills or to learn new ones.It focuses on the unique health care needs of this population enabling readers to broaden their skill base. It includes an overview of CVA, a general review of anatomy and physiology, major physical losses associated with a CVA, and discussion of interdisciplinary teams and rehabilitation equipment. The specific roles and functions of the home care aide, especially observation, reporting, and recording information are stressed. The rehabilitation and restorative phase is reviewed. Safety and emergency procedures, abuse, and psycho-social influences are also addressed to provide readers with the additional skills required to provide optimal care for this population of clients.
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 211.6 x 273.6 x 10.9mm | 462.67g
- 12 Aug 1999
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Delmar Cengage Learning
- Clifton Park, United States