The Resource Stroke sourcebook : basic consumer health information about stroke, including ischemic, hemorrhagic, and mini strokes, as well as risk factors, prevention guidelines, diagnostic tests, medications and surgical treatments, and complications of stroke ..., edited by Amy L. Sutton

Stroke sourcebook : basic consumer health information about stroke, including ischemic, hemorrhagic, and mini strokes, as well as risk factors, prevention guidelines, diagnostic tests, medications and surgical treatments, and complications of stroke ..., edited by Amy L. Sutton

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Stroke sourcebook : basic consumer health information about stroke, including ischemic, hemorrhagic, and mini strokes, as well as risk factors, prevention guidelines, diagnostic tests, medications and surgical treatments, and complications of stroke ...
Title
Stroke sourcebook
Title remainder
basic consumer health information about stroke, including ischemic, hemorrhagic, and mini strokes, as well as risk factors, prevention guidelines, diagnostic tests, medications and surgical treatments, and complications of stroke ...
Statement of responsibility
edited by Amy L. Sutton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.8/1
Index
index present
LC call number
RC388.5
LC item number
.S8566 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Sutton, Amy L
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Health reference series
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Cerebrovascular disease
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Stroke sourcebook : basic consumer health information about stroke, including ischemic, hemorrhagic, and mini strokes, as well as risk factors, prevention guidelines, diagnostic tests, medications and surgical treatments, and complications of stroke ..., edited by Amy L. Sutton
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Understanding Stroke (Brain Attack) and Its Causes : All about stroke ; Strokes caused by clots: ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack (mini strokes) ; Strokes caused by ruptured blood vessels: brain aneurysms, intracerebral hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage ; Strokes caused by carotid dissection ; Other types of stroke: spinal cord infarction: a stroke in the spine, Wallenberg syndrome ; The effects of stroke ; Stroke: the scope of the problem: the burden of heart disease and stroke in the United States, projected costs of stroke in the United States top $2 trillion --
  • Stroke Risk Factors and Prevention : Do you know your risk of stroke? ; Racial and ethnic disparities in stroke ; Family history and gender influence risk of stroke: family history and stroke risk, why your sex matters: gender differences associated with stroke, more women than men having mid-life stroke ; Children and stroke ; Younger stroke survivors have reduced access to care and medications ; Atherosclerosis and hypercholesterolemia: understanding atherosclerosis and its causes, inflammation, c-reactive protein, and stroke risk, hardening of the neck arteries can increase stroke risk ; Atrial fibrillation ; Congenital conditions that increase stroke risk: arteriovenous malformations, sickle cell anemia ; Diabetes and stroke ; Fibromuscular dysplasia increases stroke risk ; High blood pressure and stroke ; Medication use and stroke risk: do statins have a role in acute stroke prevention?, patients who abandon statins after stroke increase risk of death, contraceptives and stroke risk, menopausal hormone therapy: does it increase stroke risk? ; Migraines and stroke ; Obesity and physical activity: the health risks of overweight and obesity, obese women have thicker carotid walls, higher stroke risk, physical inactivity ; Peripheral arterial disease increases stroke risk ; Stroke in pregnancy and childbirth ; Pulmonary embolism: artery blockage that can lead to stroke ; sleep apnea and risk for stroke or death ; Trauma or infection can increase stroke risk: traumatic brain injury, chiropractic neck manipulation and the risk of stroke, stroke caused by syphilis ; Substance use and stroke: smoking, heavy drinking, amphetamine and cocaine use ; Stopping stroke before it occurs: prevention strategies: ten strategies to reduce stroke risk, preconditioning the brain may protect against stroke, community health center and workplace strategies to reduce stroke risk ; A vaccine to prevent stroke: is it possible? --
  • Diagnosing and Treating Stroke : Stroke warning signs: identifying the signs of stroke, stroke: tips and information for bystanders ; Overview of neurological diagnostic tests and procedures ; Diagnosing stroke: how a stroke is diagnosed, blood tests and procedures used for stroke diagnosis, lab tests and procedures used for stroke diagnosis, brain imaging may identify high-risk stroke patients ; Treating stroke: the importance of rapid action: early treatment confirmed as key to stroke recovery, understanding the enzyme contributing to stroke damage ; Medicare changes allow hospitals to adopt new stroke treatment protocols ; Medications for acute stroke treatment: commonly used stroke medicines, antiplatelets, anticoagulants, thrombolytics, ultrasound and thrombolytic therapy work better than drugs alone, neuregulin-1 protects neurons from stroke hours after the event, drug prevents brain swelling after stroke ; Stents: all about stents, stenting techniques and outcomes vary, brain-specific stent shows promise in preventing strokes, stent-assisted coiling procedure can prevent aneurysm rupture ; Carotid endarterectomy performed to prevent stroke ; Angioplasty ; Dealing with recurrent stroke ; Treating stroke in children: kids and stroke, recognition and treatment of pediatric stroke ; Innovations in treating acute stroke: removing clots from blocked arteries: the MERCI retriever, the hyperbaric oxygen therapy debate, snake venom used to treat stroke patients, arthritis drug shows promise for reducing brain hemorrhage in premature babies ; Gene therapy for cardiovascular diseases and stroke: what is gene therapy?, gene therapy could prevent stroke damage --
  • Stroke Complications : Complications and medical problems associated with stroke ; Pain after stroke ; Stroke and thinking abilities ; Impaired cognition: frequently asked questions ; Vascular (multi-infarct) dementia ; Communication problems after stroke ; Involuntary emotional expression disorder in stroke survivors ; Spasticity often seen in association with stroke ; Balance problems after stroke ; Swallowing problems after stroke ; Bladder and bowel function after stroke ; Sleep disorders after stroke -- Life after Stroke: Rehabilitation and Daily Living Concerns : Facts about poststroke rehabilitation ; Innovations in stroke rehabilitation: new approaches in stroke rehab, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation may offer promise for stroke patients, Troy: a newly identified stop signal in the pathway for nerve regeneration ; Choosing stroke rehabilitation services ; Improving brain function in postrehab stroke survivors ; Regaining muscle strength and control: strengthening exercises for stroke survivors, new treatments open doors for people with spasticity, chemodenervation treatment for spasticity, neural clamps help restore function after neurological damage ; Skin care after stroke ; Coping with emotions following a disabling illness: depression and anxiety, strokes and sexuality ; Managing life at home after stroke ; Driving after stroke ; Stroke, diet, and poststroke nutrition ; Tips for caregivers of chronically ill or disabled people ; Complementary and alternative stroke therapies ; Return to work after stroke depends on job demands ; Social security disability benefits: what you need to know ; Health insurance concerns during stroke recovery ; Finding and evaluating assisted-living centers ; Preparing for catastrophic medical events: advance directives and living wills -- Additional help and information ; Glossary of terms related to stroke ; Directory of organizations that provide information to stroke survivors and their families
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 653 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)761164654
Label
Stroke sourcebook : basic consumer health information about stroke, including ischemic, hemorrhagic, and mini strokes, as well as risk factors, prevention guidelines, diagnostic tests, medications and surgical treatments, and complications of stroke ..., edited by Amy L. Sutton
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Understanding Stroke (Brain Attack) and Its Causes : All about stroke ; Strokes caused by clots: ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack (mini strokes) ; Strokes caused by ruptured blood vessels: brain aneurysms, intracerebral hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage ; Strokes caused by carotid dissection ; Other types of stroke: spinal cord infarction: a stroke in the spine, Wallenberg syndrome ; The effects of stroke ; Stroke: the scope of the problem: the burden of heart disease and stroke in the United States, projected costs of stroke in the United States top $2 trillion --
  • Stroke Risk Factors and Prevention : Do you know your risk of stroke? ; Racial and ethnic disparities in stroke ; Family history and gender influence risk of stroke: family history and stroke risk, why your sex matters: gender differences associated with stroke, more women than men having mid-life stroke ; Children and stroke ; Younger stroke survivors have reduced access to care and medications ; Atherosclerosis and hypercholesterolemia: understanding atherosclerosis and its causes, inflammation, c-reactive protein, and stroke risk, hardening of the neck arteries can increase stroke risk ; Atrial fibrillation ; Congenital conditions that increase stroke risk: arteriovenous malformations, sickle cell anemia ; Diabetes and stroke ; Fibromuscular dysplasia increases stroke risk ; High blood pressure and stroke ; Medication use and stroke risk: do statins have a role in acute stroke prevention?, patients who abandon statins after stroke increase risk of death, contraceptives and stroke risk, menopausal hormone therapy: does it increase stroke risk? ; Migraines and stroke ; Obesity and physical activity: the health risks of overweight and obesity, obese women have thicker carotid walls, higher stroke risk, physical inactivity ; Peripheral arterial disease increases stroke risk ; Stroke in pregnancy and childbirth ; Pulmonary embolism: artery blockage that can lead to stroke ; sleep apnea and risk for stroke or death ; Trauma or infection can increase stroke risk: traumatic brain injury, chiropractic neck manipulation and the risk of stroke, stroke caused by syphilis ; Substance use and stroke: smoking, heavy drinking, amphetamine and cocaine use ; Stopping stroke before it occurs: prevention strategies: ten strategies to reduce stroke risk, preconditioning the brain may protect against stroke, community health center and workplace strategies to reduce stroke risk ; A vaccine to prevent stroke: is it possible? --
  • Diagnosing and Treating Stroke : Stroke warning signs: identifying the signs of stroke, stroke: tips and information for bystanders ; Overview of neurological diagnostic tests and procedures ; Diagnosing stroke: how a stroke is diagnosed, blood tests and procedures used for stroke diagnosis, lab tests and procedures used for stroke diagnosis, brain imaging may identify high-risk stroke patients ; Treating stroke: the importance of rapid action: early treatment confirmed as key to stroke recovery, understanding the enzyme contributing to stroke damage ; Medicare changes allow hospitals to adopt new stroke treatment protocols ; Medications for acute stroke treatment: commonly used stroke medicines, antiplatelets, anticoagulants, thrombolytics, ultrasound and thrombolytic therapy work better than drugs alone, neuregulin-1 protects neurons from stroke hours after the event, drug prevents brain swelling after stroke ; Stents: all about stents, stenting techniques and outcomes vary, brain-specific stent shows promise in preventing strokes, stent-assisted coiling procedure can prevent aneurysm rupture ; Carotid endarterectomy performed to prevent stroke ; Angioplasty ; Dealing with recurrent stroke ; Treating stroke in children: kids and stroke, recognition and treatment of pediatric stroke ; Innovations in treating acute stroke: removing clots from blocked arteries: the MERCI retriever, the hyperbaric oxygen therapy debate, snake venom used to treat stroke patients, arthritis drug shows promise for reducing brain hemorrhage in premature babies ; Gene therapy for cardiovascular diseases and stroke: what is gene therapy?, gene therapy could prevent stroke damage --
  • Stroke Complications : Complications and medical problems associated with stroke ; Pain after stroke ; Stroke and thinking abilities ; Impaired cognition: frequently asked questions ; Vascular (multi-infarct) dementia ; Communication problems after stroke ; Involuntary emotional expression disorder in stroke survivors ; Spasticity often seen in association with stroke ; Balance problems after stroke ; Swallowing problems after stroke ; Bladder and bowel function after stroke ; Sleep disorders after stroke -- Life after Stroke: Rehabilitation and Daily Living Concerns : Facts about poststroke rehabilitation ; Innovations in stroke rehabilitation: new approaches in stroke rehab, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation may offer promise for stroke patients, Troy: a newly identified stop signal in the pathway for nerve regeneration ; Choosing stroke rehabilitation services ; Improving brain function in postrehab stroke survivors ; Regaining muscle strength and control: strengthening exercises for stroke survivors, new treatments open doors for people with spasticity, chemodenervation treatment for spasticity, neural clamps help restore function after neurological damage ; Skin care after stroke ; Coping with emotions following a disabling illness: depression and anxiety, strokes and sexuality ; Managing life at home after stroke ; Driving after stroke ; Stroke, diet, and poststroke nutrition ; Tips for caregivers of chronically ill or disabled people ; Complementary and alternative stroke therapies ; Return to work after stroke depends on job demands ; Social security disability benefits: what you need to know ; Health insurance concerns during stroke recovery ; Finding and evaluating assisted-living centers ; Preparing for catastrophic medical events: advance directives and living wills -- Additional help and information ; Glossary of terms related to stroke ; Directory of organizations that provide information to stroke survivors and their families
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 653 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)761164654

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