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Stroke

Author: Arthur Gillard
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2013.
Series: Perspectives on diseases and disorders.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for strokes.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Gillard
ISBN: 9780737763591 0737763590
OCLC Number: 783171295
Description: 138 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1 Understanding stroke --
An Overview of stroke / Evelyn B. Kelly --
Diagnosing and treating stroke / National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke --
Perceptual and other impairments caused by stroke / Kip Burkman --
New treatment helps restore sight to stroke patients with visual damage / Kate Lunau --
Advanced brain mapping research will improve stroke treatment / Emily Singer --
Ch. 2 Controversies surrounding stroke --
Stem cell therapy to treat stroke shows promise / Aaron Saenz --
Stem cell therapy for stroke and other acquired brain injuries is risky and unproven / David H. Gorski --
The rapidly rising rate of stroke in the young needs to be taken seriously / David Katz --
Chiropractic adjustments can cause strokes / Harriet Hall --
Chiropractic adjustments do not cause strokes / Christopher Kent --
Poor and disadvantaged patients are not getting the help they need / Kristi L. Kirschner --
Ch. 3 Living with stroke --
A thirty-eight-year-old mother tells the story of her stroke / Kinan K. Hreib --
A woman cares for her husband after his stroke / Maureen Duffin-Ward and Michael Ward --
A sister's perspective on the aftermath of a stroke / Stephanie Tames --
A man describes his recovery from a stroke when he was ten years old / David Dow.
Series Title: Perspectives on diseases and disorders.
Responsibility: Arthur Gillard, book editor.

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Covers symptoms, causes and effects, treatments, cures and medical advances for strokes.

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