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Author Spence, J. David.

Title Stroke prevention, treatment and rehabilitation / J. David Spence, Henry J.M. Barrett
Published New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, [2012]


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 W'PONDS  616.81 Spe/Spt  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Importance of stroke and stroke prevention -- Epidemiology of stroke prevention and urgency of treatment -- Potential for stroke prevention -- Preventing stroke -- Nutrition, diabetes, and stroke prevention -- Smoking cessation -- Exercise -- Hypertension -- Antiplatelet therapy -- Anticoagulation -- Lipid-lowering therapy -- Management and prevention of intracranial atherosclerotic disease -- Appropriate endarterectomy and stenting for carotid stenosis -- Finding the cause of the TIA or stroke: the key to appropriate therapy -- Thoughts on the hazards of relying on publications: cautions needed before applying published results to evidence-based medicine -- Prospects for prevention of dementia by prevention of stroke -- Minimizing adverse effects of cardiovascular drugs -- When the stroke wasn't prevented -- Treatment of acute stroke: medical and interventional therapy -- Surgical management of acute stroke -- Stroke rehabilitation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Prevention.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Treatment.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Stroke -- prevention & control.
Stroke -- therapy.
Author Barnett, H. J. M. (Henry J. M.)
ISBN 9780071762359