Written by leaders in the field of stroke medicine, Handbook of Stroke, 3rd Edition, is a concise, one-stop guide covering all aspects of clinical management of patients with cerebrovascular disorders.
This user-friendly handbook brings you up to date with the most recent advances and knowledge in the field, providing practice-oriented overviews and recommendations that save lives and reduce impairment of function. It addresses specific situations you’re likely to encounter, offering clinical guidance based on available evidence and practical experience.
- Covers everything from clinical and laboratory assessment, differential diagnosis, and initial management to medical and surgical treatment, prognosis, rehabilitation, and stroke prevention.
- Includes new chapters on the global burden of stroke, telerehabilitation, selection of patients for rehabilitation, and prediction tools.
- Provides expert guidance on acute stroke treatment, cerebrovascular disease genetics, primary stroke prevention, management of unruptured intracranial aneurysms, and current therapies for stroke-related symptoms and disorders.
- Guides your decision making with clear presentations of the thought processes that experienced neurovascular clinicians typically use, including: what can be learned from the history, clinical management algorithms, when patients with stroke should be hospitalized vs. evaluated as outpatients, and more.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Wiebers, David O.; Feigin, Valery L.; Brown, Jr., Robert D.
Emergency Medical Technology
Emergency Medicine & Trauma
Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
Edition: 3rd Ed.
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Handbook of Stroke