Stroke, 1st Edition

  • Jonathan A. Edlow
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  • ISBN-10: 0313342423
  • ISBN-13: 9780313342424
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 169 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released September 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Examines all aspects of this affliction, including the definition of a stroke; the history of the disease; how a stroke is diagnosed; who is most at risk; prevention and treatment; the long-term impact of serious strokes on patients, their families, and society as a whole.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Introductory Concepts and Definitions.
2: Pathophysiology and Risk Factors for Stroke.
3: Symptoms: Am I Having a Stroke?.
4: Diagnosis of Stroke.
5: General Treatment of Stroke.
6: Specific Treatment of Ischemic Stroke.
7: Treatment of Hemorrhagic Stroke.
8: Long–Term Outcomes.
9: Preventing Stroke.
10: TIA: A Golden Opportunity at Stroke Prevention.
11: New Horizons: Bats and Snakes.
About the Author.