Subarachnoid hemorrhage in children: a nursing perspective.

C. Stewart-Amidei*, L. L. Hill

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Abstract

Spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage occurs less frequently in children than in adults. Overall incidence is estimated at less than 5%. Lesions implicated in children are similar to those in adults but have unique aspects. Lesions seen include arteriovenous malformations and aneurysms, although other causes exist. Examination of four different causes of spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage in children through case studies highlights similarities and differences in presentation, diagnosis, treatment, nursing problems, and outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-70
Number of pages8
JournalThe Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Endocrine and Autonomic Systems
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Medical–Surgical

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