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Stroke : a practical approach

Author: James D Geyer; Camilo R Gomez
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, ©2009.
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This book is a unique source of practical information for frontline providers of care for stroke patients. It focuses on patient management--from stroke prevention through acute stroke management, through chronic care--and offers how-to guidance on implementing diagnostic and treatment protocols. Each chapter includes a bulleted list of key learning points; an evidence-based rationale for why the diagnostic and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James D Geyer; Camilo R Gomez
ISBN: 9780781766142 0781766141
OCLC Number: 230916537
Description: xix, 361 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Stroke Prevention --
Risk Factors for Stroke --
Hypertension Management Impact on Stroke --
Diabetes Management and Stroke --
Lipid Management and Stroke --
Management of Atrial Fibrillation --
Extracranial Carotid Stenosis Management --
Extracranial Vertebral Stenosis Management --
Management of Intracranial Atherosclerotic Stenosis --
Management of Non-Atherosclerotic Vascular Pathology --
Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Stroke --
Prothrombiotic States and Ischemic Stroke --
Bleeding Diatheses and Hemorrhagic Stroke --
Management of Unruptured Aneurysms --
Management of Vascular Malformations --
Stroke Prevention During Pregnancy --
Cardiac Pathology and Impact on Stroke --
Stroke Prevention in Sickle Cell Disease --
Stroke Prevention in Children --
Integral Approach to Stroke Prevention --
Urgent Stroke Management --
Urgent Clinical Assessment of Acute Stroke --
Initial Stroke Management: "Code Stroke" --
Pre-Hospital Management of Stroke --
Neuroimaging in Acute Stroke Care --
Antithrombotic Therapy for Acute Ischemic Stroke --
Intravenous Thrombolysis for Ischemic Stroke --
Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke --
Management of Blood Pressure in Acute Stroke --
Management of Blood Glucose in Acute Stroke --
Management of Intracerebral Hemorrhage --
Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage --
Endovascular Treatment of Ruptured Aneurysms --
Urgent Care in the Pediatric Stroke Patient --
Integral Approach to Urgent Stroke Management --
Inpatient Stroke Management --
Risk Stratification of Ischemic Stroke Patients --
Cardiac Evaluation of Patients with Ischemic Stroke --
Non-Invasive Evaluation of the Cerebral Circulation --
Cerebral Angiography in Stroke Evaluation --
Management of Cerebral Edema --
Ventilator Management for the Critically Ill Stroke Patient --
Fluid Management in Patients with Ischemic Stroke --
Nutritional Care of the Stroke Patient --
Temperature Control in the Stroke Patient --
Sleep Management in Stroke Patients --
Management of Sinovenous Thrombosis --
Rehabilitation Strategies in Stroke --
Discharge Planning and Transition to Outpatient Care --
Organizing and Operating a Coumadin Clinic --
Integral Approach to Inpatient Stroke Management --
Organized Stroke Care --
Stroke Center Components --
Pre-Hospital Care Organization --
Building a Stroke Team --
Critical Pathways and Care Protocols --
Clinical Effectiveness Teams for Stroke Care --
Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement --
Data Management and Outcome Analysis --
Continued Medical Education Strategy --
Clinical Research Protocols --
Integral Approach to Organized Stroke Care --
Appendix 1: Published Guidelines for Stroke Care --
Appendix 2: Reproducible Samples of Order Sets --
Appendix 3: List of Important Medications in Stroke.
Responsibility: [edited by] James D. Geyer, Camilo R. Gomez.
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Offers information for frontline providers of care for stroke patients. This book focuses on patient management and offers how-to guidance on implementing diagnostic and treatment protocols. It  Read more...


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