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Stroke Treatment and Prevention

An Evidence-based Approach

by Graeme Hankey

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Medical,
  • Neurology - General,
  • Medical / Neurology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages536
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7765344M
    ISBN 100521827191
    ISBN 109780521827195

    Cerebrovascular Ultrasound in Stroke Prevention and Treatment by Andrei V. Alexandrov Book Resume: Effective stroke therapy can be improved through real-time monitoring of the neurological and cardiovascular responses to treatment. If you've had a TIA (transient ischemic attack), learn what medicines or procedures you need to prevent a stroke, along with the lifestyle changes you can make to lower your stroke risk.

    Stroke blocks the blood supply to the brain and can be life threatening. Learn more about strokes, including the types, symptoms, and how treat and prevent them, here. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

      Everyone in health care recognizes that disease prevention saves more money, lives, and suffering than reactive treatment, but up till now, prevention has played only a minor role in stroke medicine. I've written this book to promote a shift toward a new paradigm in stroke treatment: a paradigm of prevention that begins well before old :   Buy a cheap copy of American Heart Association Family Guide book by American Heart Association. If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you need information. The American Heart Association Family Guide to Stroke will give you the facts you need to make Free shipping over $/5(1).


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Stroke Treatment and Prevention by Graeme Hankey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Drs. Spence and Barnett nicely summarized most recent advances in stroke prevention. This handy book provides concise, carefully written, and detailed chapters on effective approaches in stroke by: 7. The evidence for each treatment is followed by the author's interpretations, and the implications of the evidence in the care of stroke patients.

This is therefore an essential resource for clinicians, translating into practice advances that have been made in the treatment and prevention of stroke, and suggesting the most appropriate by: The book is very concise, and reading it cover to cover is not a daunting task.

I strongly recommend this book for anyone taking the Vascular Neurology boards, and also for any neurology resident wishing to pursue a stroke fellowship or gain a deeper knowledge of stroke treatment/5(3).

Book description Stroke is the second leading cause of death and a leading cause of disability worldwide. This invaluable reference provides clinicians caring for stroke patients with ready access to the optimal evidence for best practice in stroke prevention, acute stroke treatment, and stroke recovery.

Book description Stroke is the third most common cause of death in the world and a major source of disability. This invaluable reference will provide clinicians caring for stroke patients with ready access to the optimal evidence for best practice in acute stroke treatment and secondary by: The AHA/ASA Stroke Resource library delivers evidence-based patient education and community resources for stroke prevention, treatment, and recovery.

Download infographics, posters, toolkits, handouts and more to teach your patients about stroke risk factors they can control, treat and improve. Spanish tools are also available. Topics include younger people, children, speech and language therapy, cognitive problems and the Bobath technique.

This book covers stroke prevention, management and recovery in nine clear and illustrated chapters. Rehabilitation and self-help. This book is written by the husband and carer of a stroke Size: KB. Your stroke treatment begins the moment emergency medical services (EMS) arrives to take you to the hospital.

Once at the hospital, you may receive emergency care, treatment to prevent another stroke, rehabilitation to treat the side effects of stroke, or all three. When it comes to spotting stroke and getting help, the faster, the better.

That's because prompt treatment may make the difference between life and death — or the difference between a full recovery and long-term disability.

Use our downloadable library of F.A.S.T resources to teach others as well. F-face drooping A-arm weakness S- speech T-time. Steps taken after your stroke are important in helping you achieve the best possible recovery and independence. The good news is that 80% of strokes in adults are preventable; however, after having a stroke, risks are much higher for having another one.

Preventing a second stroke can be the most important treatment of all. Effective stroke therapy can be improved through real-time monitoring of the neurological and cardiovascular responses to treatment.

This requires crucial knowledge on behalf of both the sonographer and stroke physician to make the best decisions for the patient so as to minimize the damage caused by the original stroke and the risk of further stroke.5/5(4).

The book describes with a minimum of technical jargon the different types of stroke, risk factors that can and cannot be controlled (smoking vs. age, for example), diagnostic procedures used to determine treatment, and : American Heart Association. Stroke Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation - Ebook written by David Spence, Henry JM Barnett.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline. The AHA/ASA Stroke Resource library delivers evidence-based patient education and community resources for stroke prevention, treatment, and recovery.

Download infographics, posters, toolkits, handouts to learn more about the latest Ischemic Stroke treatment protocols. There are opportunities to treat ischemic strokes but that treatment needs to be started in the first few hours after the signs of a stroke begin.

The patient, family, or bystanders, should call and activate emergency medical services immediately should a stroke be suspected. A stroke happens when the flow of blood is cut off to part of your are caused by a clot or something else that blocks the flow. These are called ischemic strokes.

About 10% are caused. Stroke is the third most common cause of death in the world and a major source of disability. This invaluable reference will provide clinicians caring for stroke patients with ready access to the optimal evidence for best practice in acute stroke treatment and secondary : Graeme Hankey.

Get this from a library. Stroke treatment and prevention: an evidence-based approach. [Graeme J Hankey] -- Describes all available treatments for acute stroke and secondary prevention, the rationale for using them, and, where available, the highest level of evidence (level 1) for their safety and.

Review of the textbook “Cerebrovascular Ultrasound in Stroke prevention and Treatment” Edited by Andrei V. Alexandrov. Assistant Professor of Neurology and Radiology, Director, STAT Neurosonology Service and Center for Non-invasive Brain Perfusion Studies Stroke Program, University of Texas-Houston Medical School Houston Texas.

Stroke is a common and devasting event, which often results in death or major loss of independence, with immense human and financial costs. In the developed world stroke accounts for around 10 per cent of all deaths and is the most important single cause of severe disability among western people living in their own homes.

Futhermore, in the next 30 years, the burden of stroke will. Effective stroke therapy can be improved through real-time monitoring of the neurological and cardiovascular responses to treatment.

This requires crucial knowledge on behalf of both the sonographer and stroke physician to make the best decisions for the patient so as to minimize the damage caused by the original stroke and the risk of further stroke.Edited by two global authorities, Stroke Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation offers leading-edge insights, new data, and best practices from luminaries in the field—all designed to help you apply proven stroke prevention techniques and treatment protocols to your practice.Browse book content.

About the book. Search in this book. Search in this book. Browse content Antithrombotic Therapy for Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke. Harold P. Adams and Patricia H. Davis.

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