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Author Caplan, Louis R.

Title Caplan's stroke : a clinical approach / Louis R. Caplan
Edition 4th ed
Published Philadelphia : Elsevier/Saunders, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (ix, 656 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series ClinicalKey
Contents Introduction and perspective -- Basic pathology, anatomy, and pathophysiology of stroke -- Diagnosis and the clinical encounter -- Imaging and laboratory diagnosis -- Treatment -- Large artery occlusive disease of the anterior circulation -- Large vessel occlusive disease of the posterior circulation -- Penetrating and branch artery disease -- Brain embolism -- Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, cardiac arrests, and cardiac encephalopathy -- Nonatherosclerotic vasculopathies -- Subarachnoid hemorrhage, aneurysms, and vascular malformations -- Intracerebral hemorrhage -- Stroke in children and young adults -- Spinal cord vascular disease -- Cerebral venous thrombosis -- Stroke prevention -- Complications in stroke patients -- Recovery and rehabilitation
Summary Updated and revised, this new edition of Caplan's Stroke continues to provide a concise and pragmatic approach to the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of adult and pediatric stroke patients. Dr. Caplan, a highly esteemed stroke authority, shares with you his vast experience and wisdom as a stroke clinician, including his time-tested strategies and unique clinical pearls that you can implement into your own practice. Expanded coverage of imaging and laboratory diagnosis and treatment as well as extensive revisions throughout, brings you the latest advances on prevention, complications, and rehabilitation. The use of case studies illustrates the types of clinical scenarios you may experience in practice. And, its conversational, easy-to-read format make Caplan's Stroke an ideal resource for general neurologists, non-neurologists, and stroke specialists alike. Discusses all cerebrovascular diseases to help you differentiate among all types of stroke so you can treat each patient appropriately. Takes a distinctly personal and individual approach to general principles, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation, offering practical, clinical guidance on stroke and stroke related issues. Provides detailed discussions on stroke syndromes in children and adults, including large artery occlusive disease of the anterior circulation, brain embolism, spinal cord stroke, and many, many more, to help you better manage every condition you see. Uses case studies to highlight and emphasize clinical points
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cerebrovascular disease.
Brain -- Congestion.
Stroke -- diagnosis
Stroke -- therapy
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- diagnosis
Cerebrovascular Disorders -- therapy
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Brain -- Congestion.
Cerebrovascular disease.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781437711165
Other Titles Stroke