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Nursing a patient after subarachnoid haemorrhage

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 36 Juliet Bostwick, MSc, RGN, is lecturer practitioner, Oxford Brookes University/Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust Mary Sneade, BA, RGN, RM, is assistant trial manager, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust Subarachnoid haemorrhage - bleeding into the subarachnoid space around the brain - usually occurs after the rupture of a cerebral aneurysm and affects about 7,000 people a year in the UK (Hutchinson et al, 1998). 

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