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Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease : Contemporary Neurology (Hardcover) - Jr., Harold P. Adams

Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease

Contemporary Neurology (Hardcover)

Hardcover Published: 1st August 2001
ISBN: 9780195132892
Number Of Pages: 598

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This book provides a comprehensive clinical review of the diagnosis and treatment of patients with ischemic cerebrovascular disease. The book includes chapters on the clinical features of transient ischemic attacks and ischemic stroke, risk factors, and evaluations. Additional chapters discuss causes of stroke including atherosclerosis, cardioembolism, non-atherosclerotic vasculopathies, and pro-thrombotic disorders. The causes of stroke in children and young adults are highlighted. The final section of the book includes chapters on therapies to prevent stroke, acute stroke treatment, general management of the patient with recurrent stroke, and rehabilitation. The volume is heavily referenced with an emphasis on recent publications so that the reader can pursue additional information about a topic. It also includes several tables and algorithms that should aid the clinician treating patients with cerebrovascular disease.

"This concise, authoritative textbook is strongly recommended to physicians who wish to optimize the care of patients with stroke."--New England Journal of Medicine, May 2002 "...an excellent textbook for neurologists, neurosurgeons, pediatricians, cardiologists, internists, and general physicians who deal with the diagnosis and management of strokes...strongly recommended"--New England Journal of Medicine, May 2002 "Overall, the authors succeeded very well in condensing a huge amount of information into a hands-on textbook in a rather comprehensive yet still personal way. We recommend it as a basic reference for any (busy or not busy) physician taking care of stroke patients."--European Neurology, Vol. 49, No 3, 2003

1: Introduction to ischemic cerebrovascular disease 2: Epidemiology of ischemic stroke 3: Presentations of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack 4: Evaluation of the patient with a transient ischemic attack or an ischemic stroke 5: Atherosclerotic cerebrovascular disease 6: Cardiac sources of embolism 7: Non-atherosclerotic vasculopathies 8: Pro-thrombotic states 9: Stroke in children and young adults and genetic causes of stroke 10: Medical therapy for prevention of ischemic stroke 11: Surgical therapy for prevention of ischemic stroke 12: Management of acute ischemic stroke 13: Management of hospitalized patients with acute ischemic stroke 14: Rehabilitation and recovery after ischemic stroke 15: "...admirably reflects stroke therapy in the 21st century. The book is remarkably evidence-based with almost 4,000 up-to-the-minute citations. The authors have masterfully crafted a text that is both readable and authoritative without sacrificing the rigor of its scientific basis...there are excellent illustrations and many informative radiologic examples.... excellent text for the stroke fellow and a strong reference for the general neurologist, primary care physician, emergency medicine physician, or neuroscience nurse."--Annals of NeurologyMarch 2002

ISBN: 9780195132892
ISBN-10: 0195132890
Series: Contemporary Neurology (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 598
Published: 1st August 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.01 x 18.19  x 2.92
Weight (kg): 0.52

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