Stroke Medicine

Stroke Medicine

by Hugh Markus, Anthony Pereira, Geoffrey Cloud
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199218773

ISBN-13: 9780199218776

Pub. Date: 03/28/2010

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


The second edition of Stroke Medicine incorporates considerable advances in the treatment of stroke that have occurred since the first edition published. This provides an up-to-date and easily accessible source of information on all aspects of stroke care, from acute care through to rehabilitation and secondary prevention. The new edition includes some

Overview


The second edition of Stroke Medicine incorporates considerable advances in the treatment of stroke that have occurred since the first edition published. This provides an up-to-date and easily accessible source of information on all aspects of stroke care, from acute care through to rehabilitation and secondary prevention. The new edition includes some additional updates on cardiac investigation of stroke, due to novel methods for detecting atrial fibrillation, and new trial data has been added to the chapter on Treatment of Stroke. The book includes numerous illustrations and tables presenting information in an easy-to-follow way and is designed to be used by the practising physician as a practical handbook of stroke care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199218776
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2010
Series:
Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Neurology Series
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Epidemiology and stroke risk factors
2. Neuroanatomy
3. Vascular anatomy and stroke syndromes
4. History-taking in the stroke patient
5. Examination
6. Investigation of the stroke patient
7. Imaging in stroke
8. Ischaemic stroke-common causes
9. Acute stroke treatment
10. Secondary prevention of stroke
11. Unusual causes of stroke and their treatment
12. Cerebral venous thrombosis
13. Cerebral haemorrhage
14. Recovery and rehabilitation
15. Vascular dementia
16. Organization of stroke services
17. Ethical issues in stroke care
Glossary
Useful stroke scales
Useful websites

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