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Overview

The Stroke Book by Michel T. Torbey

Designed for use by busy professionals who need quick answers, this revised and updated second edition of The Stroke Book is a concise and practical reference for anyone involved in managing critically ill cerebrovascular patients. • Covers a wide range of common conditions such as ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, subarachnoid hemorrhages and intracranial aneurysms • Provides focused protocols for assessing and treating stroke patients in the emergency room, intensive care unit or general hospital setting • A new chapter summarizes key clinical trials for stroke therapies • User-friendly format • Packed with algorithms, tables and summary boxes for immediate access to key information • A color plate section illustrates key pathology and diagnostic imaging Written by experienced contributors from leading stroke centers, this is an essential companion for navigating stroke-related clinical situations successfully and making informed decisions about treatment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107634725
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/31/2013
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Michel T. Torbey MD MPH FAHA is Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Medical Director, Neurovascular Stroke Center, and Director, Cerebrovascular and Neurocritical Care Division, Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.

Magdy H. Selim MD PhD is Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Co-Director, Stroke Center and Vascular Neurology Fellowship Training Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Preface; Part I. Assessment of Stroke Patients: 1. Emergency medical services (EMS): first line of defense against stroke Noah Grose and Michel Torbey; 2. Initial assessment of patients with stroke-like symptoms Martinson K. Arnan and Rafael H. Llinas; 3. Clinical stroke syndromes and localization Richard P. Goddeau, Jr; Part II. The Hunt for a Stroke Etiology: 4. The hunt for a stroke etiology: ischemic stroke Alex Perchuk and Réza Behrouz; 5. The hunt for a stroke etiology: hemorrhagic stroke Angelos Katramados and Panayiotis Varelas; 6. Uncommon causes of stroke and stroke mimics Andrew W. Tarulli; Part III. Acute Stroke Imaging: 7. Computed tomography in acute stroke Jason M. Johnson and Michael H. Lev; 8. Magnetic resonance imaging in acute stroke Magdy Selim; 9. Neurosonology in acute ischemic stroke Maher Saqqur, Vijay Sharma and Andrei V. Alexandrov; Part IV. Management of Stroke Patients: 10. Ischemic stroke in the first 24 hours Magdy Selim; 11. Management of the acute ischemic stroke patient beyond 24 hours Eric Bershad and Jose I. Suarez; 12. Intracerebral hemorrhage Katja Elfriede Wartenberg and Stephan A. Mayer; 13. Subarachnoid hemorrhage and its medical management Susan Yeager and Diana Greene-Chandos; 14. Dural and cerebral venous thrombosis Joshua Kornbluth and Romergryko G. Geocadin; Part V. Stroke in Consultation: 15. Perioperative stroke Hardik Amin and David M. Greer; 16. Stroke on OB/Gyn wards Ann K. Helms; 17. Stroke on pediatric wards Catherine Amlie-Lefond; Part VI. Prevention of First and Recurrent Stroke: 18. Antithrombotic therapies Sarah Adriance and Michel Torbey; 19. Surgical and endovascular therapies Ciaran Powers and Eric Sauvageau; 20. Stroke risk factors: impact and management Laura Pedelty and Philip B. Gorelick; 21. Synopsis of landmark studies in ischemic stroke Magdy Selim; Index.

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