A Primer on Stroke Prevention and Treatment

A Primer on Stroke Prevention and Treatment

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English
280 Pages

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Society-sanctioned guidelines are valuable tools, but accessing key information can be a daunting task. This book illuminates a clear path to successful application of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association guidelines. Organized for fast reference, this new volume helps practitioners improve patient care.

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Published 23 February 2009
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EAN13 9781444359879
License: All rights reserved
Language English

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Contributors
Preface
Contents
Classification of Recommendations and Level of Evidence Table
Part I Overview Topics
1 StrokeEpidemiology George Howard and Virginia J. Howard
2 StrokeSystems Soojin Park and Lee H. Schwamm
 3 Primordial and Primary Prevention of Stroke Nikolaos I.H. Papamitsakis and Robert J. Adams
 4 Treatment of Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke Harold P. Adams, Jr.
5 IntracerebralHemorrhage Opeolu Adeoye and Joseph P. Broderick
6 SubarachnoidHemorrhage Jonathan L. Brisman and Marc R. Mayberg
 7 Prevention of Recurrent Ischemic Stroke Jose G. Romano and Ralph L. Sacco
8 Post-StrokeRehabilitationandRecovery Pamela Woods Duncan, Danielle Blankenship, and Nicol KornerBitensky
Part II Special Topics
9 StrokeinWomen Cheryl D. Bushnell
10 Stroke in Black Patients Fernando D. Testai and Philip B. Gorelick
11 Stroke in Children Gabrielle A. deVeber
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12 Coagulopathy and Stroke Mark Chan, Richard C. Becker, Svati H. Shah, and Steven R. Levine
13 Genetics of Stroke Natalia Rost and Jonathan Rosand
14 Surgical and Interventional Treatment for Carotid Disease Kumar Rajamani and Seemant Chaturverdi
15 IntracranialAtherosclerosis Farhan Siddiq, Burhan Z. Chaudhry, and Adnan I. Qureshi
16 PatentForamenOvale Marco R. Di Tullio and Shunichi Homma
17 Vascular Cognitive Impairment José G. Merino and Vladimir Hachinski
18 StrokeOutcomeAssessments Linda Williams
Other Statements Published in 2008
Index
COI Table
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A companion website:
www.wiley.com/go/strokeguidelines,
will keep you informed of new and updated guidelines.
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