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Author Wiebers, David O.

Title Handbook of stroke / David O. Wiebers, Valery L. Feigin, Robert D. Brown, Jr. ; foreword by Jack P. Whisnant
Edition 2nd ed
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 480 p. :) ill
Series Online access with subscription: LWW Classic Book Collection
Contents Systematic clinical assessment -- Historical evaluation of key signs and symptoms -- General medical review -- General examination -- Neurologic examination -- Approach to the comatose patient -- Laboratory evaluation -- Differential diagnosis made easy: general approach -- Temporal profile of ischemic cerebrovascular diseases -- Telephone interview and triage -- Management of acute stroke in critically ill patients -- Transient ischemic attack and minor cerebral infarction: general evaluation and treatment -- Major cerebral infarction: general evaluation and treatment -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage: general evaluation and treatment -- Intracerebral hemorrhage: general evaluation and treatment -- Four major categories of ischemic cerebrovascular disease: identification and -- Treatment -- Five major categories of hemorrhagic disease: treatment of specific underlying -- Mechanisms -- Cerebral venous thrombosis -- Other cerebrovascular syndromes -- Vascular disease of the spinal cord -- Cerebrovascular disease in children and young adults -- Cerebrovascular disease in pregnant patients -- Genetics of cerebrovascular disorders -- Modifiable lifestyle and environmental factors -- Asymptomatic carotid and vertebral stenosis -- Hypertension -- Dyslipidemia -- Other host factors -- Unruptured intracranial aneurysms -- Unruptured intracranial vascular malformations -- Hematologic disease -- Carotid or vertebral artery occlusive disease -- Transient ischemic attack -- Cerebral infarction -- Intracerebral hemorrhage -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage -- Physical therapy -- Speech therapy -- Other chronic complications of stroke -- Family and patient education
Notes Title from title screen (viewed Jan 19, 2007)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
File Type Electronic book available in HTML format
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Issuing Body Digitized and made available on the world wide web by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins through Books@Ovid
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Brain -- Congestion.
Cerebrovascular disease.
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- diagnosis
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- therapy
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- complications
Acute Disease -- therapy
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain -- Congestion.
Cerebrovascular disease.
Cerebrovasculair accident.
Genre/Form handbooks.
manuals (instructional materials)
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
Author Feigin, Valery L.
Brown, Robert D., Jr. (Robert Duane), 1961-
Ovid Technologies, Inc.
LC no. 2005031125
ISBN 0781786584