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Case Studies in Stroke
Common and Uncommon Presentations

Part of Case Studies in Neurology

  • Date Published: November 2006
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521673679

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  • Neurologists learn from their patients, and this selection of 60 stroke cases will inform and challenge clinicians at all stages in their careers. Including both common and unusual cases, the aim is to reinforce diagnostic skills through careful analysis of individual presenting patterns, and to guide treatment decisions. Each case consists of a clinical history, examination findings and special investigations, usually involving imaging before a diagnosis is given. There then follows for each case a discussion of the clinical issues raised by the case, in which the main teaching points are emphasized. Selected references, frequently including the first description, are provided at the conclusion of each case. Drawing on the expertise of leading teachers and practitioners, and liberally illustrated, these case studies and the discussions that accompany them are an essential guide to learning the complexity of stroke diagnosis.

    • Cases selected by leading teachers and clinicians
    • Illustrated with neuroimaging findings
    • Discussion of main teaching points of each case
    • Selected references, often including the first description
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    • Date Published: November 2006
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521673679
    • length: 290 pages
    • dimensions: 247 x 172 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.59kg
    • contains: 58 b/w illus. 36 colour illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Common Cases of Stroke
    Part II. Uncommon Cases of Stroke.

  • Authors

    Michael G. Hennerici, Universität Mannheim, Germany
    Michael Hennerici is Professor of Neurology at the University of Heidelberg, and the editor, with Stephen Meairs, of Cerebrovascular Ultrasound: Theory, Practice and Future Developments, published by Cambridge University Press. He is Chairman of the European Stroke Society.

    Michael Daffertshofer, Universität Mannheim, Germany
    Michael Daffertshofer is Professor of Neurology at the University Hospital in Mannheim, and director of the stroke unit.

    Louis R. Caplan, Harvard University, Massachusetts
    Louis Caplan is Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Senior Neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston. He is the editor, with Julien Bogousslavsky, of Stroke Syndromes and Uncommon Causes of Stroke, both published by Cambridge University Press.

    Kristina Szabo, Universität Mannheim, Germany
    Kristina Szabo is Senior Lecturer in University Hospital Mannheim, and an expert in neuroimaging.

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