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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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 W'PONDS  616.81 War/Spm 2008  AVAILABLE
Description x, 995 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents Development of knowledge about cerebrovascular disease -- Is it a vascular event and where is the lesion? Identifying and interpreting the symptoms and signs of cerebrovascular disease -- Which arterial territory is involved? Developing a clinically-based method of subclassification -- What pathological type of stroke is it? -- 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 patients -- Specific treatment of acute ischaemic stroke -- Specific treatment of primary intracerebral haemorrhage -- Specific treatment of intracerebral haemorrhage -- Specific treatment of intracranial vascular malformations -- Specific interventions to prevent intracranial haemorrhage -- Preventing recurrent stroke and other serious vascular events -- The organization of stroke services -- Reducing the burden 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cerebrovascular disease.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Treatment.
Stroke -- therapy.
Intracranial Hemorrhages -- therapy.
Ischemic Attack, Transient -- therapy.
Author Warlow, Charles, 1934-
LC no. 2007022955
ISBN 9781405127660 hardcover alkaline paper