Handbook of Stroke Prevention in Clinical Practice / Edition 1

Handbook of Stroke Prevention in Clinical Practice / Edition 1

by Karen L. Furie
     
 

ISBN-10: 1588291588

ISBN-13: 9781588291585

Pub. Date: 04/28/2004

Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York, LLC

With stroke prevention becoming a public health imperative, this timely volume provides neurologists and general internists with a clinically relevant, practical compendium of stroke prevention guidelines. The most recent advances in stroke prevention strategies are presented featuring the pathophysiological approach used by the MGH Stroke Service. As a

Overview

With stroke prevention becoming a public health imperative, this timely volume provides neurologists and general internists with a clinically relevant, practical compendium of stroke prevention guidelines. The most recent advances in stroke prevention strategies are presented featuring the pathophysiological approach used by the MGH Stroke Service. As a comprehensive yet succinct source of information to the provider with tables and graphs summarizing key points of each chapter, Handbook of Stroke Prevention will be invaluable in providing recommendations about modifying stroke risk factors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588291585
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Series:
Current Clinical Neurology Series
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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Table of Contents

Series Editor's Introductionv
Prefacevii
Contributorsxi
Value-Added eBook/PDAxiii
1Epidemiology of Stroke1
2Subtypes of Ischemic Stroke19
3Hypertension As a Risk Factor for Stroke: Epidemiology of Blood Pressure Risks and Evidence for Treatment Benefit35
4Evaluation and Management of Hyperlipidemia for Stroke Prevention51
5Diabetes79
6Tobacco and Alcohol87
7Diet, Obesity, and Physical Activity105
8Stroke Prevention With Antiplatelet Therapy117
9Hormonal Therapy139
10Stroke Due to Large Artery Atherosclerosis151
11Craniocervical Endovascular Stenting and Angioplasty167
12Cardiac Embolism187
13Cryptogenic Emboli and Other Elusive Causes of Stroke199
14Less Common Causes of Ischemic Stroke227
15Perioperative Stroke Risk Assessment and Management243
16Serum Biomarkers in Prediction of Stroke Risk and Outcome257
17Genetic Susceptibility and Early Stratification of Stroke Risk279
Index303

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