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  • 61 b/w illus. 48 tables
  • Page extent: 346 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.574 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 616.8/1
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: RC388.5 .S85226 2007
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Cerebrovascular disease--Handbooks, manuals, etc
    • Cerebrovascular Accident--Handbooks

Library of Congress Record


 (ISBN-13: 9780521671606)

A concise and practical reference that will help physicians become more comfortable with decision making and management of the critically ill cerebrovascular patient. Contributors from leading stroke centers cover a wide range of common conditions such as ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and aneurysms, and provide focused protocols for assessing and treating patients in the emergency room, intensive care unit, or hospital floor. The book is designed for use by busy professionals who need quick answers, and chapters are packed with algorithms and summary tables providing immediate access to key information.

• A concise practical reference for assessing and managing stroke patients • Hands-on approach • Helpful algorithms and tables provide quick access to key information


1. EMS: first line of defense against stroke Denise Lemke and Michel T. Torbey; 2. Initial assessment of patients with stroke-like symptoms Rafael H. Llinas; 3. Clinical stroke syndromes and localization Sean I. Salvitz; 4. The hunt for a stroke etiology: ischemic stroke Thomas J. Wolfe and Osama O. Zaidat; 5. Hemorrhagic stroke: the hunt for a stroke etiology Angelos Katramados and Panayiotis Varelas; 6. Uncommon causes of stroke Andrew W. Tarulli; 7. Computed tomography in acute stroke Sanjay K. Shetty and Michael H. Lev; 8. Magnetic resonance imaging in acute stroke Magdy Selim; 9. Neurosonology in acute ischemic stroke Vijay Sharma, Annabella Lao and Andrei V. Alexandrov; 10. Ischemic stroke in the first 24 hours Magdy Selim; 11. Ischemic stroke beyond the first 24 hours Eric Bershad and Jose I. Suarez; 12. Intracerebral hemorrhage Katja Elfriede Wartenberg and Stephan A. Mayer; 13. Subarachnoid hemorrhage Katja Elfriede Wartenberg and Stephan A. Mayer; 14. Dural and cerebral sinus thrombosis James S. Castle and Romergryko G. Geocadin; 15. Perioperative stroke Viktor Szeder, Magdy Selim and Michel T. Torbey; 16. Stroke on OB/Gyn wards Ann K. Helms; 17. Stroke on pediatric wards Marta Lopez Vincente, Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez and Michel Torbey; 18. Antithrombotic therapies Mark Alberts; 19. Surgical and endovascular therapies Nazli Janjua and Adnan Qureshi; 20. Stroke risk factors: impact and management Laura Pedelty and Philip B. Gorelick.


'… high-quality …' Physiotherapy


Denise Lemke, Michel T. Torbey, Rafael H. Llinas, Sean I. Salvitz, Thomas J. Wolfe, Osama O. Zaidat, Angelos Katramados, Panayiotis Varelas, Andrew W. Tarulli, Sanjay K. Shetty, Michael H. Lev, Magdy Selim, Vijay Sharma, Annabella Lao, Andrei V. Alexandrov, Eric Bershad, Jose I. Suarez, Katja Elfriede Wartenberg, Stephan A. Mayer, James S. Castle, Romergryko G. Geocadin, Viktor Szeder, Ann K. Helms, Marta Lopez Vincente, Santiago Ortega-Gutierrez, Mark Alberts, Nazli Janjua, Adnan Qureshi, Laura Pedelty, Philip B. Gorelick

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