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Acute Stroke Care

Acute Stroke Care

3rd Edition

$49.99 (G)

Part of Cambridge Manuals in Neurology

  • Publication planned for: January 2020
  • availability: Not yet published - available from January 2020
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108731324

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  • You have just encountered a possible stroke patient, you ask yourself: what should I do first? How do I know it is a stroke? Is it too late to reverse the damage? This book provides integral assistance to answering these critical questions. All content is arranged in chronological order, covering all considerations in assessing and treating patients in the emergency room, stroke unit and rehabilitation facilities. This new edition offers readers the latest information on stroke treatment, including data from important clinical research on stroke radiology and subarachnoid hemorrhages, and features brand new chapters on endovascular therapy, the uncommon causes of stroke, and its prevention. Ensuring that all stroke specialists address the right steps in managing post-acute stroke patients, with a comprehensive set of appendices, containing useful reference information, including dosage algorithms, conversion factors and stroke scales.

    • Organized in chronological order of the issues faced by medical personnel after stroke onset
    • Provides a comprehensive insight for caregivers, from pre-hospital to discharge
    • Includes practical advice based on the authors' extensive experience to help caregivers to handle dilemmas, not covered within any other text, or addressed by clinical trial data
    • Offers practical advice from leading experts, to help professionals to prioritize the multiplicity of issues, faced, when managing their stroke patients, in a global setting
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    Product details

    • Edition: 3rd Edition
    • Publication planned for: January 2020
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108731324
    • dimensions: 186 x 123 mm
    • contains: 50 b/w illus. 8 colour illus.
    • availability: Not yet published - available from January 2020
  • Table of Contents

    1. Stroke in the emergency department
    2. What to do first
    3. Ischemic stroke
    4. Stroke radiology
    5. Intravenous thrombolysis
    6. Endovascular therapy (ET)
    7. Neurological deterioration in acute ischemic stroke
    8. Ischemic stroke etiology and secondary prevention
    9. Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
    10. Less common causes of stroke
    11. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
    12. Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)
    13. Subarachnoid hemorrage (SAH)
    14. Organization of stroke care
    15. Stroke rehabilitation
    16. Transition to outpatient stroke care.

  • Authors

    James Grotta, Memorial Hermann Texas Medical School
    James C. Grotta MD, is Director of the Mobile Stroke Unit Consortium and Director of Stroke research, Clinical institute for Research and Innovation, Memorial Hermann Texas Medical School, Houston. He is the Editor of the market leading stroke reference Stroke: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis & Management (6th edition, 2016).

    Ahmad Riad Ramadan, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
    Ahmad Riad Ramadan MD, is a Staff Neurologist in the Stroke and Neurocritical Care divisions at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI. He completed a vascular neurology fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston as a well as a neurocritical care fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

    Mary Carter Denny, Georgetown University Hospital
    Mary Carter Denny, MD, MPH is an assistant professor of Neurology in the stroke program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. She completed her two-year vascular neurology fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

    Sean I. Savitz, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
    Sean I. Savitz, MD is the director of the Institute for Stroke and Cerebrovascular Disease and holds the Frank M. Yatsu, MD chair in Neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He leads a neuro-immunology laboratory with a focus on developing cell-based therapies to promote stroke recovery.

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