Neurological assessment in children and young people

Greenshields, Sarah (2019) Neurological assessment in children and young people. British Journal of Nursing, 28 (16). pp. 1056-1059. ISSN 0966-0461

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Neurological assessment and observation are important nursing skills. They are founded upon an accurate collection and documentation of information on the function and status of the client’s nervous system. Assessing and then monitoring the impact on the client will ensure timely response to any change or deterioration. This article will discuss the main tools used in neurological observation and assessment, as well as consideration given to the vital role of parents and carers within the assessment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Neurological observations, Neurological assessment, ‘AVPU’, Glasgow Coma Scale, Family Centred Care
Subjects: B700 Nursing
C800 Psychology
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Nursing, Midwifery and Health
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2019 10:58
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 13:05

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