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Understanding Stroke in a Global Context.

Author: Shanthi Mendis
Publisher: Sharjah : Bentham Science Publishers, 2017.
Series: Current Developments in Stroke.
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Mendis, Shanthi.
Understanding Stroke in a Global Context.
Sharjah : Bentham Science Publishers, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shanthi Mendis
ISBN: 9781681085241 1681085240
OCLC Number: 1001372261
Notes: 3. ARE THERE SEX DIFFERENCES IN STROKE BURDEN?
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Contents: PREFACE ; List of Contributors ; Stroke: Causes, Symptoms, Signs and Consequences ; Shanthi Mendis*; INTRODUCTION; 1. WHAT IS A STROKE?; 2. CAN STROKE BE PREVENTED?; 3. HOW DOES STROKE DEVELOP?; 4. WHAT FACTORS INCREASE THE RISK OF A STROKE?; 4.1. Can Tobacco Use Increase the Risk of Stroke?; 4.2. Can Alcohol Use Increase the Risk of Stroke?; 4.3. How does the Diet Affect the Risk of Stroke?; 4.4. Can Physical Activity Lower the Risk of Stroke?; 4.5. Does High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Increase the Risk of Stroke? 4.6. Does High Blood Sugar (Diabetes) Increase the Risk of Stroke?4.7. Does High Levels of Fat in the Blood (Hyperlipidaemia) Increase the Risk of Stroke?; 5. WHAT OTHER DISEASES ARE CAUSED BY BEHAVIOURAL RISK FACTORS (TOBACCO USE, HARMFUL USE OF ALCOHOL, UNHEALTHY DIET AND PHYSICAL INACTIVITY)?; 6. HOW DOES A STROKE PRESENT?; 7. WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCES OF A STROKE?; 8. HOW IS A STROKE DIAGNOSED AND TREATED?; 9. CAN YOU GET REPEATED ATTACKS OF STROKE?; 10. WHAT IS STROKE REHABILITATION?; 11. WHAT CAN YOU DO TO REDUCE YOUR RISK OF STROKE? 12. WHAT CAN YOU DO IF SOMEONE DEVELOPS FEATURES OF A STROKE?13. WHAT CAN GOVERNMENTS AND POLITICAL LEADERS DO TO IMPROVE PREVENTION AND CARE OF STROKE (NCDS)?; CONCLUDING REMARKS; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Stroke, Politics, Global Health and Development ; Shanthi Mendis*; INTRODUCTION; 1. WHY HAS THE GLOBAL BURDEN OF STROKE (NCDS) GOT OUT OF HAND?; 2. HOW POWERFUL ARE THE FORCES DRIVING THE STROKE (NCDS) BURDEN?; 3. WHAT ARE THE TACTICS USED BY INDUSTRY TO UNDERMINE GOVERNMENT POLICIES TO PREVENT STROKE? 4. DO CHILDREN AND OTHER VULNERABLE GROUPS NEED PROTECTION FROM STROKE (NCDS)?5. ARE GOVERNMENTS DOING ENOUGH TO PREVENT CHILDHOOD OBESITY?; 6. WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES THAT SLOW DOWN PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF STROKE (NCDS)?; 7. IS GOVERNMENT ACTION MATCHING THE SIZE AND COMPLEXITY OF THE STROKE (NCDS) BURDEN?; 8. WHAT KIND OF COUNTRY ACTION IS ESSENTIAL FOR PREVENTION OF STROKE (NCDS)?; 9. WHAT COULD GOVERNMENTS DO TO REDUCE EXPOSURE OF PEOPLE TO BEHAVIOURAL RISK FACTORS OF STROKE (NCDS)?; 10. HOW CAN HEALTH SYSTEMS BE STRENGTHENED FOR COST-EFFECTIVE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF STROKE (NCDS)? 11. DOES THE GLOBAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT MILIEU SUPPORT THE ACTION OF GOVERNMENTS?12. SHOULD GOVERNMENTS BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR INACTION?; CONCLUDING REMARKS; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES; Global Stroke Burden and Stroke Prevention ; Rita V. Krishnamurthi1,*, Priya Parmar1, Graeme J. Hankey2 and Valery L. Feigin1; INTRODUCTION; 1. WHAT IS THE CURRENT GLOBAL DISEASE PATTERN (EPIDEMIOLOGY) OF STROKE?; Worldwide Burden of Stroke; GBD 2013 Findings; 2. ARE THERE DIFFERENCES IN LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES COMPARED TO HIGH-INCOME COUNTRIES?; Stroke in Younger Adults.
Series Title: Current Developments in Stroke.

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