By David M. Greer

This centred ebook bargains sincerely and concisely with the foundations of administration of sufferers with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). It emphasizes the printed and verifiable proof in help of those rules, and highlights the components of restricted facts. most sensible proof is supplied for the present usual remedy of acute ischemic stroke, together with intravenous chemical thrombolysis, intra-arterial ways, blood strain administration, and anti-thrombotic treatment. extra glossy concepts also are defined, reminiscent of using mechanical units to evacuate a thrombus, precipitated high blood pressure, hyper-oxygenation (hyperoxia), and neuroprotective or neuroregeneration brokers. Hallmark positive factors comprise:

  • Focused on acute ischemic stroke, the main swiftly transforming into sector of stroke administration
  • Evidence dependent: offers top proof for remedy
  • Clearly discusses parts and subject matters the place top facts has no longer but been proven
  • Lays out healing procedures and protocols in instruction manual type for ease of use and reference, even in emergency occasions
  • Includes most up-to-date and state-of-the-art concepts and kit for facing AIS

Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Evidence-based Approach is an quintessential reference paintings for neurologists, neurocritical care medics, intensivists, hospitalists, emergency room physicians, neurology citizens and fellows. it's also a important source for clinical scholars, health professional assistants, and nurse practitioners in health center and neurocritical care facilities.Content:
Chapter 1 Stroke: old 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 methods 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 remedy 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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