Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Evidence-based Approach by David M. Greer

By David M. Greer

This centred publication bargains basically and concisely with the foundations of administration of sufferers with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). It emphasizes the broadcast and verifiable facts in help of those ideas, and highlights the components of restricted facts. top proof is supplied for the present normal remedy of acute ischemic stroke, together with intravenous chemical thrombolysis, intra-arterial ways, blood strain administration, and anti-thrombotic remedy. extra smooth concepts also are defined, equivalent to using mechanical units to evacuate a thrombus, brought on high blood pressure, hyper-oxygenation (hyperoxia), and neuroprotective or neuroregeneration brokers. Hallmark good points contain:

  • Focused on acute ischemic stroke, the main quickly transforming into sector of stroke administration
  • Evidence established: presents most sensible proof for remedy
  • Clearly discusses parts and issues the place top proof has now not but been tested
  • Lays out cures and protocols in instruction manual style for ease of use and reference, even in emergency occasions
  • Includes most recent and state-of-the-art concepts and gear for facing AIS

Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Evidence-based Approach is an vital reference paintings for neurologists, neurocritical care medics, intensivists, hospitalists, emergency room physicians, neurology citizens and fellows. it's also a worthwhile source for clinical scholars, health practitioner assistants, and nurse practitioners in sanatorium and neurocritical care facilities.Content:
Chapter 1 Stroke: historic views and destiny instructions (pages 1–2): Magdy Selim
Chapter 2 Neuroimaging of the intense Stroke sufferer (pages 3–37): William A. Copen and Michael H. Lev
Chapter three Intravenous Thrombolysis (pages 39–62): Sherry H.?Y. Chou and Eric E. Smith
Chapter four Endovascular techniques to Acute Stroke (pages 63–96): Raul G. Nogueira, Guilherme C. Dabus, Joshua A. Hirsch and Lee H. Schwamm
Chapter five Nonthrombolytic Acute Stroke cures (pages 97–122): Aneesh B. Singhal, Larami MacKenzie and Joshua M. Levine
Chapter 6 Surgical administration of Acute Stroke sufferers (pages 123–136): Alim P. Mitha, Carlos E. Sanchez and Christopher S. Ogilvy
Chapter 7 Antithrombotic treatment for Acute Stroke (pages 137–162): Orla Sheehan and Peter Kelly
Chapter eight in depth Care administration of Acute Ischemic Stroke (pages 163–196): Kevin N. Sheth and David M. Greer
Chapter nine overview of Acute Stroke Etiologies (pages 197–212): Karen L. Furie, Michael H. Lev, Walter J. Koroshetz and David M. Greer
Chapter 10 TeleStroke: program of Telemedicine in Acute Ischemic Stroke (pages 213–232): Eric S. Rosenthal and Lee H. Schwamm

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