Stroke Medicine by Hugh MarkusStroke Medicine by Hugh Markus

Stroke Medicine

byHugh Markus, Anthony Pereira, Geoffrey Cloud

Paperback | December 7, 2016

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The second edition of Stroke Medicine incorporates considerable advances in the treatment of stroke that have occurred since the first edition published. This provides an up-to-date and easily accessible source of information on all aspects of stroke care, from acute care through torehabilitation and secondary prevention. The new edition includes some additional updates on cardiac investigation of stroke, due to novel methods for detecting atrial fibrillation, and new trial data has been added to the chapter on Treatment of Stroke. The book includes numerous illustrations andtables presenting information in an easy-to-follow way and is designed to be used by the practising physician as a practical handbook of stroke care.
Hugh Markus is Professor of Stroke Medicine at the University of Cambridge and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK. He qualified in medicine from Cambridge and Oxford Universities and trained in Oxford, Nottingham and London before being appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Neurology at King's College ...
Title:Stroke MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pagesPublished:December 7, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198737882

ISBN - 13:9780198737889

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Table of Contents

1. Epidemiology and stroke risk factors2. Neuroanatomy3. Vascular anatomy and stroke syndromes4. History-taking in the stroke patient5. Examination6. Investigation of the stroke patient7. Imaging in stroke8. Ischaemic stroke-common causes9. Acute stroke treatment10. Secondary prevention of stroke11. Unusual causes of stroke and their treatment12. Cerebral venous thrombosis13. Cerebral haemorrhage14. Recovery and rehabilitation15. Vascular dementia16. Organization of stroke services17. Ethical issues in stroke careGlossaryUseful stroke scalesUseful websites