Management of Stroke: A Practical Guide for the Prevention, Evaluation, and Treatment of Stroke

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Professional Communications, 2006 - Medical - 352 pages
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Diagnosis, evaluation, imaging, emergency evaluation and management, management of hemorrhagic stroke, therapies to restore or improve blood flow, neuroprotective therapies, and secondary prevention of stroke are discussed. Algorithms are presented for evaluation of suspected stroke, ordering of tranesophageal or transthoracic echocardiography, assessment prior to treatment with rt-PA, and prevention of stroke.

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Harold P. Adams, MD, (Des Moines, Iowa) is Professor of Neurology and Chief of the Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases at the University of Iowa, Des Moines Iowa. He chairs the American Academy of Neurology Section on Cerebrovascular Diseases as well as the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Committee on Subspecialty certification in Neurovascular Medicine.

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