The Stroke Book

The Stroke Book

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Cambridge University Press
Edition: 2, 2013-07-18
EAN 9781107634725, ISBN10: 1107634725

Paperback, 391 pages, 23.2 x 15.6 x 2.2 cm

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.

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