Acute Stroke Management in the First 24 Hours: A Practical Guide for Clinicians

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Maxim Mokin, Edward C. Jauch, Italo Linfante, Adnan Siddiqui, Elad Levy
Oxford University Press, 2018 - Medical - 280 pages
Acute Stroke Management in the First 24 hours bridges the clinical application gap by offering a practice-based approach to treating ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. The comprehensive text, written by international experts in the field of stroke care, covers all aspects of stroke care, including review of stroke systems, clinic features, neuroimaging diagnostic characteristics, and pre-hospital care and challenges. Practical clinical studies in each chapter engage readers in the discussion of common diagnostic pitfalls and work challenges. Chapters also include detailed figures and management algorithms, making this book an easy-to-use reference guide ideal for first responders and clinicians working in emergency medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, and critical care.

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2 Stroke Systems of Care
Clinical Evaluation
Mobile Stroke Units
5 Evaluation of Stroke in the Emergency Department
6 Imaging of Acute Stroke
7 Telemedicine for Evaluation of Stroke Patients
8 Intravenous Thrombolysis in Acute Ischemic Stroke
9 Endovascular Treatment of Stroke
10 Care of Stroke Patients Post Intravenous Alteplase and Endovascular Thrombectomy
11 InHospital Stroke
12 Medical Management of Ischemic Stroke
13 Medical Management of Hemorrhagic Stroke
14 Surgical Treatment of Hemorrhagic Stroke
15 Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

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Dr. Maxim Mokin, MD, PhD is Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at the University of South Florida and Medical Director of Neurointerventional Services at Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida. He received his MD from Omsk State Medical Academy, Russia, and his PhD inneurosciences from the University of South Dakota. He completed his residency in neurology and fellowship training in vascular neurology and endovascular neurosurgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo, New York. His research interests include diagnostic evaluation and management ofacute ischemic stroke, and development of new technologies for stroke thrombectomy.Dr. Edward C. Jauch, MD, MS, is Professor and Chair (interim) in the Department of Emergency and Professor in the Department of Neurology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina. He is Associate Vice Chair for research in the Department of Medicine, Professor in theDepartment of Neurosciences, Faculty in the MUSC Comprehensive Stroke Program, and Director of Acute Stroke Trials at MUSC. He is also a Professor in the Department of Bioengineering (adjunct) at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. Dr. Jauch completed graduate training in bioengineeringat Cornell University and medical school and emergency medicine residency at the University of Cincinnati. He served as Chair of Stroke Council for the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.Dr. Italo Linfante, MD, FAHA is Medical Director of Interventional Neuroradiology at the Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute and Baptist Neuroscience Institute. He is also Clinical Professor of Radiology and Neuroscience at the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida InternationalUniversity in Miami, Florida. Dr. Linfante earned his MD degree from the University of Rome "La Sapienza." He then completed residencies in Internal Medicine at George Washington University and in Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, followed by a fellowship in the NeuroimagingBranch of the National Institutes of Health in Cerebrovascular Diseases at Harvard Medical School and a fellowship in Neuro Endovascular Surgery. He is the President-Elect for the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology.Dr. Adnan Siddiqui, MD, PHD, FAHA is Vice-Chairman and Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology at the State University of New York at Buffalo, New York. He also serves as Director of the Neuroendovascular Fellowship Program at the State University of New York at Buffalo and Director of theNeurosurgical Stroke Service at Kaleida Health. He completed fellowship training in Interventional Neuroradiology, Cerebrovascular Surgery and Neurocritical Care from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He completed his Neurosurgical residency at Upstate Medical University and received hisPhD in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester and medical degree from Aga Khan University, Pakistan.Dr. Elad Levy, MD, MBA, FACS, FAHA is the Chairman of Neurological Surgery and Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiology at the State University of New York at Buffalo, New York. He also serves as Medical Director of Neuroendovascular Services at Gates Vascular Institute. He is also the Director ofStroke Research, Director of Endovascular Stroke Treatment and Research, and Co-Director of Kaleida Health Stroke Center. He graduated from Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, and received his MD degree with distinction from George Washington University, Washington, DC. He completed a neurosurgicalresidency at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and an endovascular neurosurgery fellowship at State University of New York at Buffalo. He also received his MBA from Northeastern University, Massachusetts in 2013. In 2011, he spearheaded a local nonprofit organization called Program forUnderstanding Childhood Concussion and Stroke.

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