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Author Uchino, Ken.

Title Acute stroke care : a manual from the University of Texas-Houston Stroke Team / Ken Uchino, Jennifer K. Pary, James C. Grotta
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 213 pages) : illustrations
Series Pocket clinician
Cambridge pocket clinicians.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Stroke in the emergency department; 2 What to do first; 3 Ischemic stroke; 4 TPA protocol; 5 Neurological deterioration in acute ischemic stroke; 6 Ischemic stroke prevention: why we do the things we do; 7 Transient ischemic attack (TIA); 8 Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH); 9 Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH); 10 Organization of stroke care; 11 Rehabilitation; Appendix 1 Numbers and calculations; Appendix 2 IV TPA dosing chart; Appendix 3 Sample admission orders; Appendix 4 Sample discharge summary; Appendix 5 Stroke radiology
Summary Practical guide to the care of stroke patients in the emergency department and stroke unit
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-213)
Notes Print version record
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Diagnosis.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Treatment.
Stroke -- diagnosis.
Stroke -- therapy.
Genre/Form Handbook.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Grotta, James C.
Pary, Jennifer K.
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