Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease

Publication Year: 2001

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Adams, Harold P.; Hachinski, Vladimir C.; Norris, John W.

Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

ISBN: 978-0-19-513289-2

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 64

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Description

This book provides a comprehensive clinical review about the diagnosis and treatment of patients with ischemic cerebrovascular disease.

The book includes chapters about the clinical features of transient ischemic attacks and ischemic stroke, risk factors, and evaluations. Additional chapters discuss causes of stroke including atherosclerosis, cardioembolism, non-atherosclerotic vasculopathies, and pro-thrombotic disorders. The causes of stroke in children and young adults are highlighted.

The final section of the book includes chapters on therapies to prevent stroke, acute stroke treatment, general management of the patient with recurrent stroke, and rehabilitation. The book is heavily referenced with an emphasis on recent publications so that the reader can pursue additional information about a topic. The book also includes several tables and algorithms that should aid the clinician treating patients with cerebrovascular disease.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Adams, Harold P.; Hachinski, Vladimir C.; Norris, John W.
ISBN: 978-0-19-513289-2
Specialty:
Neurology
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 598
Illustrations: 210
Year: 2001
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 64

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