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Title Prevention and treatment of ischemic stroke / [edited by] Scott Eric Kasner, Philip B. Gorelick.

Published Philadelphia : Butterworth-Heinemann, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  616.8 PRIN    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xv, 416 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Blue books of practical neurology ; 29.
Blue books of practical neurology ; 29.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Prevention and Treatment of Ischemic Stroke: A Practical Perspective / Scott E. Kasner, Philip B. Gorelick 1 -- 2. Primary Prevention of Stroke by Modification of Selected Risk Factors / Michael A. Sloan 5 -- 3. Etiologies and Mechanisms of Ischemia / Enrique C. Leira, Harold P. Adams Jr. 55 -- 4. Diagnostic Evaluation of Transient Ischemic Attack and Ischemic Stroke / Andrei V. Alexandrov, John Y. Choi 67 -- 5. Cardioembolic Stroke / Richard K. T. Chan, Patrick M. Pullicino 79 -- 6. Large-Vessel Atherosclerosis / Sarah T. Pendlebury, Peter M. Rothwell 99 -- 7. Small-Vessel Occlusive Disease / Oscar Benavente 123 -- 8. Unusual Causes of Stroke / Serge A. Blecic, Julien Bogousslavsky 139 -- 9. Antithrombotic Therapy for Secondary Prevention of Ischemic Stroke / Pierre Fayad, Sanjay P. Singh 175 -- 10. Risk Factor Modification for Secondary Prevention / Sean Ruland 197 -- 11. Rapid Clinical Evaluation / Chelsea S. Kidwell, Jeffrey L. Saver 211 -- 12. Rapid Diagnostic Evaluation / David S. Liebeskind 237 -- 13. Thrombolytic Therapies / Fahmi M. Al-Senani, James C. Grotta 267 -- 14. Antithrombotic Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke / Brett L. Cucchiara, Scott E. Kasner 283 -- 15. Emerging Therapies for Ischemic Stroke / Y. Dennis Cheng, Lama Michel Al-Khoury, Justin A. Zivin 303 -- 16. Supportive Care of the Acute Stroke Patient / Julio A. Chalela, Jason W. Todd 329 -- 17. Medical Complications of Stroke / Devin L. Brown, Teresa L. Smith, Karen C. Johnston 349 -- 18. Neurological Deterioration in Acute Stroke / Devin L. Brown, Teresa L. Smith, Karen C. Johnston 363 -- 19. Rehabilitation After Stroke / Alexander W. Dromerick 377.
Summary Provides truly practical evidence and advice to provide to the multitude of clinicians who care for patients with stroke. It is the most up to date and authoritative clinical text on both prevention (includes Epidemiology) and management (including critical care) of ischemic stroke patients (85% of strokes are ischemic). Evidence-based approach will cover treatment and prevention options for both primary and secondary ischemic stroke. Diagnostic evaluation of TIA and Ischemic StrokeCardiac Disease and StrokeLarge vessel atherosclerosisSmall vessel Occlusive DiseaseUnusual and Cryptogenic etiologies of strokeEmerging therapiesAcute Supportive CareRehabilitation after stroke
Other author Kasner, Scott Eric.
Gorelick, Philip B.
Subject Cerebrovascular disease.
Cerebral ischemia.
ISBN 0750674644