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Australasian Journal of Neuroscience

Australian Association of Neuroscience Nursing

Subject: Nursing


ISSN: 1032-335X
eISSN: 2208-6781



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

VOLUME 30 , ISSUE 2 (October 2020) - List of articles

Full Issue


DOI: 10.21307/ajon-2020-006a

Guest Editorial

DOI: 10.21307/ajon-2020-006b

Epilepsy Surgery: A Paediatric Perspective

Lauren Bollard/ Emily Moore/ Rebecca Paff

Abstract 250,000 people in Australia live with Epilepsy and more than 40% of those are children. Medication is a first line, effective treatment. However, not all patients have the desired outcome of seizure reduction or cessation. In fact, 1 in 3 do not gain full seizure control with medication alone. Epilepsy surgery, while not a new concept of treatment for seizure management, has gained significant traction in the past decade and has become a particular focus of the Neurology Department at T(..)

DOI: 10.21307/ajon-2020-007

On track to the stomach! ! Cortrak® for the insertion of nasogastric tubes amongst neuroscience patients – how effective is it?

Caroline Woon

Abstract: Nasogastric tube feeding is common amongst neuroscience patients and they are typically placed blindly at the bedside. However, the procedure for inserting feeding tubes has remained time consuming with misplacement into the lungs still occurring. Methods for checking nasogastric tube placement have evolved over time but complications remain. The Cortrak® 2 enteral access system (EAS) uses a computer screen for real-time placement viewing using an electromagnetic stylet to avoid the co(..)

DOI: 10.21307/ajon-2020-008

2020 Australasian Neuroscience Nurses’ Association (ANNA) Annual Conference Abstracts

Abstract On behalf of the Executive of the Australasian Neuroscience Nurses’ Association (ANNA) it our pleasure to welcome our delegates and presenters to our first online conference. 2020 has brought with it many challenges and the ANNA conference has been just one of many that has had to move to an online platform. We would like to take this opportunity to thank the sponsors (CORTRAK* 2 and Oral 7) for their help in making the 2020 conference happen. We would also like to take a moment to than(..)

DOI: 10.21307/ajon-2020-009

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