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    M. Carter Denny, Ahmad Riad Ramadan, Sean I. Savitz, James C. Grotta.
    Summary: You have just encountered a possible stroke patient. You ask yourself: what should I do first? How do I know it is a stroke? Is it too late to reverse the damage? This book provides integral assistance in answering these critical questions. All content is arranged in chronological order, covering all considerations in assessing and treating patients in the emergency room, stroke unit, and rehabilitation facilities. This new edition offers readers the latest information on stroke treatment, and features brand new chapters on stroke radiology, endovascular therapy, the uncommon causes of stroke, cerebral venous thrombosis, stroke prevention, and the transition to outpatient care. The comprehensive set of appendices contains useful reference information, including dosage algorithms, conversion factors, and stroke scales.

    Stroke in the emergency department
    What to do first
    Ischemic stroke
    Stroke radiology
    Intravenous thrombolysis
    Endovascular therapy (ET)
    Neurological deterioration in acute ischemic stroke
    Ischemic stroke etiology and secondary prevention
    Transient ischemic attack (TIA)
    Less common causes of stroke
    Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
    Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)
    Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)
    Organization of stroke care
    Stroke rehabilitation
    Transition to outpatient stroke care.
    Digital Access Cambridge 2020