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Title Stroke : practical management / C. Warlow [and others]
Edition Third edition
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 995 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), map
Series Wiley SCELC e-books
Contents Development of knowledge about cerebrovascular disease -- Is it a vascular event and where is the lesion? -- Which arterial territory is involved? -- What pathological type of stroke is it, cerebral ischaemeic of haemorrhage? -- What caused this transient or persisting ischaemic event? -- Unusual causes of ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack -- What caused this intracerebral haemorrhage? -- What caused this subarachnoid haemorrhage? -- A practical approach to the management of stroke and transien ischaemic attack patients -- What are this person's problems? a problem-based approach to the general management of stroke -- Specific treatments for acute ischaemic stroke -- Specific treatment of intracerebral haemorrhage -- Specific treatment of aneurismal subarachonoid haemorrhage -- Specific interventions to prevent intracranial haemorrhage -- Preventing recurrent stroke and other serious vascular events -- The organization of stroke services -- Reducing the impact of stroke and improving the public health
Summary This book provides an essential, evidence-based account of the diagnosis and management of stroke. Written by a close-knit author team in a seamless and consistently styled manner, Stroke presents a unique approach to the topic--integrated clinical management that weaves together causation, presentation, diagnosis, management and rehabilitation.
Analysis Electronic books
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Treatment.
Cerebrovascular disease.
Intracranial Hemorrhages -- therapy.
Ischemic Attack, Transient -- therapy.
Stroke -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Warlow, Charles, 1934-
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 047069565X (electronic bk.)
9780470695654 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)