Sensation, perception and cognition

Hillman, Elspeth (2016) Sensation, perception and cognition. In: DeLaune, Sue C., Ladner, Patricia K., McTier, Lauren, Tollefson, Joanne, and Lawrence, Joanne, (eds.) Australian and New Zealand Fundamentals of Nursing. Cengage Learning, South Melbourne, VIC, Australia, pp. 990-1012.

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[Extract] Making sense of one's situation, learning new information and recalling memories are activities that make each person a unique individual. Performance of these activities relies on intact cognition, sensation and perceptual abilities.

This chapter discusses the physiology of sensation, perception and cognition, and the common alterations in each functional area. The registered nurse's role in caring for people with sensory, perceptual or cognitive alterations is discussed in detail.

Item ID: 46443
Item Type: Book Chapter (Teaching Material)
ISBN: 978-0-17-035064-8
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Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2016 05:20
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920210 Nursing @ 100%
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