OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Stroke

ISBN : 9780199582808

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¥3,942
Author: 
Michael G. Hennerici; Johannes Binder; Kristina Szabo; Rolf Kern
Pages
192 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
143 x 195 mm
Pub date
Nov 2012
Series
Oxford Neurology Library
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Stroke is the third most common cause of death after heart disease and cancer in developed countries. Part of the Oxford Neurology Library, this pocketbook highlights the importance of stroke, its diagnosis, the problems of misdiagnosis, and current thoughts on its pathogenesis, acute treatment and rehabilitation as well as prevention. The book will serve as an invaluable quick reference for neurologists, cardiologists, geriatricians, internists, trainees, nurses, allied health professionals, and general practitioners.

Index: 

SECTION I. EPIDEMIOLOGY, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHENOMENOLOGY
1. Epidemiology
2. Primary prevention
3. Pathophysiology and cellular mechanisms
4. Phenomenology of ischemic stroke
5. Intracerebral haemorrhage
6. Cerebral venous thrombosis and subarachnoid haemorrhage
SECTION II. DIAGNOSIS AND DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTS
7. Clinical diagnosis
8. Diagnostic instruments
9. Stroke subtype classification
SECTION III. ACUTE STROKE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT
10. Management of acute stroke
11. Specific treatment of ischemic stroke
12. Specific treatment of intracerebral haemorhage
13. Cerebral venous thrombosis and subarachnoid haemorrhage
SECTION IV. SECONDARY PREVENTION, RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION
14. Secondary prevention
15. Recovery and rehabilitation

About the author: 

Michael G. Hennerici, Director, Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany; Johannes Binder, Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany; Kristina Szabo, Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany; Rolf Kern, Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Universitatsklinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

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