Library Europe's largest nursing-specific collection

Your web browser is outdated and may be insecure

The RCN recommends using an updated browser such as Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome


Use this guide to find information resources about neurosciences including books, reports and journal articles.

Last updated: 08/02/2024

Key Resources

Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (2021) Eating and drinking with acknowledged risks: multidisciplinary team guidance for the shared decision-making process (adults).
  • Eating and drinking with acknowledged risks refers to the decision to continue eating and drinking despite the associated risks from having dysphagia. These risks may refer to aspiration, malnutrition, dehydration and choking. This publication is endorsed by the RCN.
    View page
NHS Wales: Health in Wales, neurosciences
Wales Neurological Conditions Implementation Group (2017) Neurological conditions delivery plan. Cardiff: Welsh Government.
We would like to thank the RCN Neuroscience member community for their input into the development of this subject guide.


Book Cover Armitage A (2018) A practical guide to Parkinson’s disease: diagnosis and management. New York: Springer.
Book Cover Bromberg M (2015) Motor neurone disease in adults. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Book Cover Buijck B and Ribbers G (eds.) (2018) The challenges of nursing stroke management in rehabilitation centres. Cham: Springer International.
Book Cover Caplan L (2018) Stroke. 2nd edn. New York: Oxford University Press.
Book Cover Cartwright C (2017) Nursing care of the pediatric neurosurgery patient. Berlin: Springer.
Book Cover Colosimo C (2015) Handbook of neurological therapy. New York: Oxford University Press.
Book Cover Daniels S K, Huckabee M L and Gozdzikowska K (2019) Dysphagia following stroke. 3rd edn. San Diego: Plural Publishing.
Book Cover

Hickey J and Strayer A (2020) The clinical practice of neurological and neurosurgical nursing. 8th edn. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.

Book Cover Miller C (2015) Neurocritical care monitoring. New York: Demos Medical.
Book Cover Moore T and Cunningham S (2021) Nursing skills in control and coordination. London: Routledge. 
Book Cover Morrison K (2018) Fast facts for stroke care nursing an expert care guide. 2nd edn. New York: Springer.
Book Cover Wang M (2018) Handbook of neurosurgery, neurology, and spinal medicine for nurses and advanced practice health professionals. Abingdon: Routledge
Book Cover Waterhouse C and Woodward S (2021) Oxford handbook of neuroscience nursing. 2nd edn. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
Book Cover Williams J, Perry L and Watkins C (2019) Stroke nursing. Hoboken NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Book subject searches

Use these links to see details of books the RCN libraries hold on each topic.

Journal articles


Journals of interest for neuroscience. Use these links to see details of availability.


RCN Events video on demand: Annual Hawking MND lecture 2018
  • Collaborative lecture between the RCN and the MND Association. Professior Eneida Mioshi presents the work of her research team. Part one is about cognitive and behavioural symptoms in MND: defining the ALSFTD spectrum. Part two looks at the role of health care professionals. Register online for free access to this video.
RCN Library staff

Alan Chalkley

Editor of this guide

RCN Library and Archive Service

Upcoming events relating to this subject guide

Page last updated - 08/02/2024