Home > Books > Cerebral Microbleeds
Cerebral Microbleeds
View PDF

Cerebral Microbleeds

Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Werring, David J.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-0-521-19845-5
  • Description
  • Details

Summarizes our current knowledge of small vessel disease - a cause of strokes - bringing together expert research from global authorities in the field.

Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability throughout the world. About one in three symptomatic strokes are due to disease of small perforating arteries; however, most effective interventions are targeted at disease of large arteries. The underlying mechanisms and treatment of small vessel disease remain poorly understood. Microbleeds have emerged as a critical imaging marker of small vessel disease, being found in all types of stroke. With increasing evidence that microbleeds are caused by hypertensive arteriopathy and cerebral amyloid angiopathy, they are likely to play a strong future role in increasing our understanding of the causes of small vessel disease and the potential link between cerebrovascular disease and neurodegeneration.

This authoritative and systematic text will be of interest to all clinical researchers and physicians in the fields of stroke and cognitive impairment.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Werring, David J.
  • ISBN: 978-0-521-19845-5
  • Specialty:
    Neurology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 198
  • Illustrations: 85
  • Year: 2011

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Ovid® Emcare A premium nursing and allied health database ideal for practice, research, or education. Over 5 million bibliographic records derived from over 3,700 international, unembargoed journals.
JOTM
Maternity and Infant Care A key information resource used by maternity health care professionals and student midwives worldwide to support their research, practice, and study requirements.
JOTM
Journal of Nursing Administration JONA is the authoritative source of information on developments and advances in patient care leadership.
JOTM
Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners JAANP provides a strong clinical focus with articles related to primary, secondary, and tertiary care, nurse practitioner education, health policy, ethics, and health care delivery.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Manual of Nursing Diagnosis
Outlines the major diagnoses listed by NANDA-I in order to help nurses and students create care plans for patients with any range of ailments.

Critical Care Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!®
This comprehensive reference is a must-have for class use and NCLEX or certification exam preparation—and an invaluable on-the-spot clinical guide.