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Australasian Journal of Neuroscience

Australian Association of Neuroscience Nursing

Subject: Nursing

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ISSN: 1032-335X
eISSN: 2208-6781

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The Brain on Fire: A Case Study on Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis
Considering Causes for Hypoactive Delirium

VOLUME 29 , ISSUE 2 (October 2019) - List of articles

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Editorial

DOI: 10.21307/ajon-2017-016

Guest Editorial

DOI: 10.21307/ajon-2017-016a

Intuition & the Expert Neuroscience Nurse

Vicki Evans

Abstract Personal knowledge is a process whereby practice and research evolve simultaneously. Therefore, knowledge evolves with practice. It is a personal process, thus it creates a difficulty when identifying appropriate research methods of objectivity and analysis. Many researchers discount intuition as it is not an analytical process and cannot be studied. Rather, it is associated and absorbed through experience. Expert nurses integrate both intuitive knowledge and scientific development of i(..)

DOI: 10.21307/ajon-2017-017

The Circle of Willis, Aneurysms and Subarachnoid Haemorrhages: a Historical Narrative of Parallels from Observation to Intervention

Linda Nichols

Abstract The history of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (aSAH) is far from modern, spanning close to 5000 years. There are many parallels and references to epidemiological principles that remain current today and are central to modern nursing research techniques. The importance of epidemiology in nursing cannot be overestimated, nursing practice closely aligns with the ultimate goals of epidemiological principle in the promotion of health and reduction of disease related risk factors. Despit(..)

DOI: 10.21307/ajon-2017-018

Barriers and Facilitators to End of Life Care in Huntington’s Disease – A review of the literature

Ruth Hosken

Abstract Background: The advanced stage of Huntington’s Disease has been a secondary focus to support and treatment interventions, resulting in limited knowledge about best practice end of life care for both individuals and their families. This article analyses the current state of knowledge about late stage Huntington’s Disease and end of life planning for people with the disease. Methods: A literature search was conducted in the electronic databases using the following search terms: ‘Huntingto(..)

DOI: 10.21307/ajon-2017-020

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