Stroke, 1st Edition

  • Arthur Gillard
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  • ISBN-10: 0737767952
  • ISBN-13: 9780737767957
  • DDC: 616.8
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 138 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This volume includes an overview of stroke, including diagnosis; symptoms; and treatment, a look at controversies surrounding stroke, focusing on the use of stem cell therapy to treat the effects of stroke, the alarming increase of stroke among young people, and whether chiropractic adjustment does or does not cause stroke, and personal stories of people living with stroke such a young mother who suffered a stroke, a man who survived a stroke at age 10, and a brain scientist who suffered and learned from a stroke.

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Features and Benefits

  • Each volume in this timely series provides essential information on a disease or disorder (including symptoms, causes, treatments and cures); presents the controversies surrounding causes, alternative treatments, and other issues; and offers first-person narratives from people coping with the disease -- either as patients, family members or caregivers.
  • Essays are carefully edited and introduced to make them easily accessible to student researchers as well as general readers.
  • All volumes in the series include primary and secondary viewpoints, bibliographies, detailed indexes, and lists of organizations to contact for additional information.