100 Questions and Answers about Stroke: a Lahey Clinic Guide

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Oct 1, 2009 - Medical - 185 pages
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There are 750,000 strokes in the United States each year. Whether you're a newly diagnosed patient or a loved one of someone who has suffered from a stroke, this book offers help. The only text to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Stroke: A Lahey Clinic Guide provides authoritative, practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients and their loved ones. Written by an expert in the field, this clearly-written book is a complete guide to causes, treatments, and much more. Including actual patient commentary, 100 Questions & Answers About Stroke is an invaluable resource.
 

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Lots of info in this book that was very helpful for anyone who is recovering from a stroke or knows someone who is. It also helped to answer questions about prevention of. Read full review

Contents

A PATIENTS PERSPECTIVE
INTRODUCTION
PART ONEThe Basics
PART TWOSymptoms of Transient Ischemic Attacks and Strokes
PART THREETypes of Strokes
PART FOURCardiac Causes for Stroke
PART FIVEStrokes From the Carotid and Vertebral Arteries
PART SIXClotting Abnormalities as a Cause for Strokes
PART TWELVEComplications from Stroke
PART THIRTEENCardiac Arrest and Brain Injury
PART FOURTEENRisk Factors
PART FIFTEENRecovery and Rehabilitation
Closing Remarks
Resources
Glossary
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PART SEVENHemorrhagic Stroke
PART EIGHTSubarachnoid Hemorrhage
PART NINEVasculitis
PART TENOther Causes of Stroke
PART ELEVENMedical Treatment of Ischemic Strokes
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Index
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