Stroke Medicine

By Martin M. Brown, Hugh Markus, Stephen Oppenheimer

© 2006 – CRC Press

288 pages | 165 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780415385350
pub: 2006-03-15
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About the Book

This guide serves as a readable, informative text which describes this clinical approach to stroke, including succinct descriptions of the underlying pathophysiology of stroke and clearly expressed advice regarding clinical diagnosis and management. The book will stand as an indispensable reference for medical students, MRCP trainees, SpRs and stroke medicine consultants.

Table of Contents

CLINICAL APPROACH. Classification. Clinical evaluation. Imaging. Clinical anatomy. Epidemiology. Vascular dementia. CAUSES. Common causes of ischaemic stroke. Intracerebral haemorrhage. Subarachnoid haemorrhage. Dissection. Rare causes. Cerebral venous thrombosis. TREATMENT. Neuroprotection. Acute medical therapy. Prevention. Rehabilitation.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MEDICAL / Neurology
MEDICAL / Pharmacology