Health Reference Series: Stroke Sourcebook, 5th Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780818032
  • ISBN-13: 9780780818033
  • DDC: 616.8
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released July 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Provides consumer health information about stroke prevention, diagnosis, treatment, complications, and rehabilitation strategies. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Introduction to Stroke and Its Types.
1: Brain and the Stroke.
2: Stroke Symptoms and What You Should Do If Someone Has Them.
3: Nonmodifiable Risk Factors for Stroke.
4: Stroke in Children.
5: Women and Stroke.
6: Men and Stroke.
7: Statistics of Stroke in Older Adults.
8: Racial and Ethnic Stroke Disparities.
9: Geography and Stroke: The Stroke Belt.
10: Statistics on Stroke in the United States.
11: Types of Stroke.
12: Recurrent Stroke.
13: Preventing Stroke Deaths.
Stroke Risk Factors and Prevention.
14: Your Stroke Risk Profile.
15: Modifiable Risk Factors for Stroke.
16: Other Conditions That Increase Stroke Risk.
17: Stroke Prevention.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Stroke.
18: Emergency Medical Services: The First Line of Defense.
19: After a Stroke: The First 24 Hours.
20: Working with a Neurologist.
21: How a Stroke Is Diagnosed.
22: Neurological Diagnostic Tests and Procedures.
23: Medications Used to Treat Stroke.
24: Surgical Interventions for Stroke Prevention.
25: Advances in Stroke Care and Research.
Poststroke Complications and Rehabilitation.
26: Early Complications of Stroke.
27: Functional Impairments and Disabilities Following Poststroke Complications.
28: Poststroke Mood and Emotional Changes.
29: What Is Poststroke Rehabilitation?.
30: Rehabilitation of Motor Function.
31: Management of Poststroke Cognitive Impairment.
32: Mental-Health Rehabilitation after Stroke.
33: Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Team.
34: Rehabilitation Facilities.
35: Boosting Education for Stroke Survivors and Their Caregivers.
Life after Stroke.
36: Stroke Recovery: A Caregiver Guide.
37: Reconstructing Everyday Life.
38: Living at Home after Stroke.
39: Self-Care for Family Caregivers.
40: Respite Care and Stroke Support.
41: Managing Financial and Legal Issues.
42: End-of-Life Care after Stroke.
Clinical Trials and Research on Stroke.
43: Clinical Trials on Stroke.
44: Research on Stroke.
Additional Help and Information.
Glossary of Terms Related to Stroke.
Directory of Organizations That Help Stroke Patients and Their Families.