Management of Stroke: A Practical Guide for the Prevention, Evaluation, and Treatment of Stroke
Professional Communications, 2006 - Medical - 352 pages
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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