Adult Rehabilitation with Stroke Victims and Nursing Role: Annotated Bibliography

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Adult Rehabilitation with Stroke Victims and Nursing Role: Annotated Bibliography
Introduction
This paper will represent an annotated bibliography of five peer-reviewed, scholarly research articles on adult rehabilitation with stroke victims and the nursing role in the process of rehabilitation.
Annotated Bibliography
Barreca, S., & Wilkins, S. (2008). Experiences of nurses working in a stroke rehabilitation unit. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 63(1), 36-44.
This paper is a report that interviewed eight Canadian nurses who worked closely with victims who suffered a stroke in a special stroke rehabilitation unit of a hospital. The type of research study was an interpretive phenomenological approach which is a type of qualitative research...
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.....ke unit: perceptions of space, time and interprofessional practice. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65(9), 1872-1881.
This is another study that looked at nurse perceptions of caring for stroke patients after the stroke. This study used “Ethnographic fieldwork” and coding (p. 1872) to study a stroke unit in Canada and the nine nurses who ran it.
The results were that space, time and interprofessional pratice were all factors in care. The study focused on the aspect of how teamwork is very beneficial to patient care in the stroke unit and it makes their job easier and more satisfying as well. The researchers also stated that more research needs to be done on the dynamic of the nursing team and how it relates to patient outcomes in stroke units.