9780470674369

Stroke

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470674369

  • ISBN10:

    0470674369

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/22/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

This book considers various topics regarding stroke, including bedside evaluation of the acute stroke patient; neurovascular imaging of the acute stroke patient; treatment of acute ischemic stroke; treatment of hemorrhagic stroke; prevention and management of post-stroke complications; diagnosis of stroke mechanism and secondary stroke prevention; post-stroke recovery; and considerations for very elderly and severely affected stroke patients. Essential reading for neurologists and cardiologists.

Table of Contents

Contributors vi

Series Foreword viii

Preface ix

Chapter 1
Bedside Evaluation of the Acute Stroke Patient 1
Bryan J. Eckerle and Andrew M. Southerland

Chapter 2
Neurovascular Imaging of the Acute Stroke Patient 16
Karthik Arcot, Jason M. Johnson, Michael H. Lev, and Albert J. Yoo

Chapter 3
Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke 37
Nader Antonios and Scott Silliman

Chapter 4
Diagnosis of Stroke Mechanisms and Secondary Prevention 55
Kelly D. Flemming

Chapter 5
Treatment of Hemorrhagic Stroke 78
Andreas H. Kramer

Chapter 6
Prevention and Management of Poststroke Complications 103
Raid G. Ossi

Chapter 7
Poststroke Recovery 119
Samir R. Belagaje and Andrew J. Butler

Chapter 8
Telemedicine Networks and Remote Evaluation of the Acute Stroke Patient 137
Bart M. Demaerschalk

Chapter 9
Appendix: Practical Clinical Stroke Scales 153
Kevin M. Barrett and James F. Meschia

Index 159

Color plates are found facing page 22

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