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The Stroke Book

2nd Edition

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Noah Grose, Michel Torbey, Martinson K. Arnan, Rafael H. Llinas, Richard P. Goddeau, Jr, Alex Perchuk, Réza Behrouz, Angelos Katramados, Panayiotis Varelas, Andrew W. Tarulli, Jason M. Johnson, Michael H. Lev, Maher Saqqur, Vijay Sharma, Andrei V. Alexandrov, Eric Bershad, Jose I. Suarez, Katja Elfriede Wartenberg, Stephan A. Mayer, Susan Yeager, Diana Greene-Chandos, Joshua Kornbluth, Romergryko G. Geocadin, Hardik Amin, David M. Greer, Ann K. Helms, Catherine Amlie-Lefond, Sarah Adriance, Ciaran Powers, Eric Sauvageau, Laura Pedelty, Philip B. Gorelick
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  • Date Published: August 2013
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107634725

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  • Designed for use by busy professionals who need quick answers, this revised and updated second edition of The Stroke Book is a concise and practical reference for anyone involved in managing critically ill cerebrovascular patients. • Covers a wide range of common conditions such as ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes, subarachnoid hemorrhages and intracranial aneurysms • Provides focused protocols for assessing and treating stroke patients in the emergency room, intensive care unit or general hospital setting • A new chapter summarizes key clinical trials for stroke therapies • User-friendly format • Packed with algorithms, tables and summary boxes for immediate access to key information • A color plate section illustrates key pathology and diagnostic imaging Written by experienced contributors from leading stroke centers, this is an essential companion for navigating stroke-related clinical situations successfully and making informed decisions about treatment.

    • Algorithms, tables and summary boxes give immediate easy access to recommended management strategies
    • A color plate section illustrates key pathology and diagnostic imaging
    • The results of major clinical trials are summarized, facilitating evidence-supported practice
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    Reviews & endorsements

    Review of previous edition: 'The Stroke Book is concise, well-written, and easy to read … with excellent sections on basic stroke entities that may be encountered by healthcare professionals … excellent value for a book of this size, quality, and content.' Journal of Neurosurgery

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: August 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107634725
    • length: 391 pages
    • dimensions: 234 x 155 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.67kg
    • contains: 101 b/w illus. 17 colour illus. 58 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Preface
    Part I. Assessment of Stroke Patients:
    1. Emergency medical services (EMS): first line of defense against stroke Noah Grose and Michel Torbey
    2. Initial assessment of patients with stroke-like symptoms Martinson K. Arnan and Rafael H. Llinas
    3. Clinical stroke syndromes and localization Richard P. Goddeau, Jr
    Part II. The Hunt for a Stroke Etiology:
    4. The hunt for a stroke etiology: ischemic stroke Alex Perchuk and Réza Behrouz
    5. The hunt for a stroke etiology: hemorrhagic stroke Angelos Katramados and Panayiotis Varelas
    6. Uncommon causes of stroke and stroke mimics Andrew W. Tarulli
    Part III. Acute Stroke Imaging:
    7. Computed tomography in acute stroke Jason M. Johnson and Michael H. Lev
    8. Magnetic resonance imaging in acute stroke Magdy Selim
    9. Neurosonology in acute ischemic stroke Maher Saqqur, Vijay Sharma and Andrei V. Alexandrov
    Part IV. Management of Stroke Patients:
    10. Ischemic stroke in the first 24 hours Magdy Selim
    11. Management of the acute ischemic stroke patient beyond 24 hours Eric Bershad and Jose I. Suarez
    12. Intracerebral hemorrhage Katja Elfriede Wartenberg and Stephan A. Mayer
    13. Subarachnoid hemorrhage and its medical management Susan Yeager and Diana Greene-Chandos
    14. Dural and cerebral venous thrombosis Joshua Kornbluth and Romergryko G. Geocadin
    Part V. Stroke in Consultation:
    15. Perioperative stroke Hardik Amin and David M. Greer
    16. Stroke on OB/Gyn wards Ann K. Helms
    17. Stroke on pediatric wards Catherine Amlie-Lefond
    Part VI. Prevention of First and Recurrent Stroke:
    18. Antithrombotic therapies Sarah Adriance and Michel Torbey
    19. Surgical and endovascular therapies Ciaran Powers and Eric Sauvageau
    20. Stroke risk factors: impact and management Laura Pedelty and Philip B. Gorelick
    21. Synopsis of landmark studies in ischemic stroke Magdy Selim
    Index.

  • Editors

    Michel T. Torbey, Ohio State University
    Michel T. Torbey MD MPH FAHA is Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Medical Director, Neurovascular Stroke Center, and Director, Cerebrovascular and Neurocritical Care Division, Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA.

    Magdy H. Selim, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
    Magdy H. Selim MD PhD is Associate Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Co-Director, Stroke Center and Vascular Neurology Fellowship Training Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.

    Contributors

    Noah Grose, Michel Torbey, Martinson K. Arnan, Rafael H. Llinas, Richard P. Goddeau, Jr, Alex Perchuk, Réza Behrouz, Angelos Katramados, Panayiotis Varelas, Andrew W. Tarulli, Jason M. Johnson, Michael H. Lev, Maher Saqqur, Vijay Sharma, Andrei V. Alexandrov, Eric Bershad, Jose I. Suarez, Katja Elfriede Wartenberg, Stephan A. Mayer, Susan Yeager, Diana Greene-Chandos, Joshua Kornbluth, Romergryko G. Geocadin, Hardik Amin, David M. Greer, Ann K. Helms, Catherine Amlie-Lefond, Sarah Adriance, Ciaran Powers, Eric Sauvageau, Laura Pedelty, Philip B. Gorelick

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