Strokes: An Illustrated Guide to Brain Structure, Blood Supply and Clinical Signs / Edition 1

Strokes: An Illustrated Guide to Brain Structure, Blood Supply and Clinical Signs / Edition 1

by James P. Bowman Ph.D., Frank D. Giddings
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130488496

ISBN-13: 9780130488497

Pub. Date: 06/25/2002

Publisher: Pearson

This succinct and extensively illustrated book presents a visually compelling account of the blood supply of the brain, the brain areas affected by different types of strokes, and the resulting clinical signs observed in the patient. The chapter topics include an introduction to strokes and patients, observations from a stroke victim, general

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This succinct and extensively illustrated book presents a visually compelling account of the blood supply of the brain, the brain areas affected by different types of strokes, and the resulting clinical signs observed in the patient. The chapter topics include an introduction to strokes and patients, observations from a stroke victim, general information about strokes, atherothrombotic infarction, imbolic infarction, cerebral hemorrhage, ruptured intracranial aneurysms, and arterovenous malformations. For anyone interested in learning about strokes or teaching others about them—physical therapists, occupational therapists, CT/MRI technicians specializing in brain scanning, physicians, neurologists, nurses, radiologists, psychologists, caregivers, and patients' families.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130488497
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/25/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
152
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Strokes and Patients.

2. Observations from My Own Stroke.

3. General Information about Strokes.

4. Atherothrombotic Infarction.

5. Embolic Infarction.

6. Cerebral Hemorrhage.

7. Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms.

8. Arteriovenous Malformations.

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