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By David M. Greer

This centred publication offers basically and concisely with the foundations of administration of sufferers with acute ischemic stroke (AIS). It emphasizes the printed and verifiable facts in aid of those rules, and highlights the parts of constrained facts. top proof is equipped for the present regular therapy of acute ischemic stroke, together with intravenous chemical thrombolysis, intra-arterial ways, blood strain administration, and anti-thrombotic remedy. extra sleek ideas also are defined, akin to using mechanical units to evacuate a thrombus, brought on high blood pressure, hyper-oxygenation (hyperoxia), and neuroprotective or neuroregeneration brokers. Hallmark good points comprise:

  • Focused on acute ischemic stroke, the main speedily transforming into region of stroke administration
  • Evidence established: offers most sensible facts for remedy
  • Clearly discusses parts and themes the place top facts has no longer but been proven
  • Lays out treatment options and protocols in instruction manual type for ease of use and reference, even in emergency occasions
  • Includes most recent and state-of-the-art suggestions 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 useful source for scientific scholars, health care provider assistants, and nurse practitioners in health facility and neurocritical care facilities.Content:
Chapter 1 Stroke: old views and destiny instructions (pages 1–2): Magdy Selim
Chapter 2 Neuroimaging of the extreme 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 ways to Acute Stroke (pages 63–96): Raul G. Nogueira, Guilherme C. Dabus, Joshua A. Hirsch and Lee H. Schwamm
Chapter five Nonthrombolytic Acute Stroke remedies (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 assessment of Acute Stroke Etiologies (pages 197–212): Karen L. Furie, Michael H. Lev, Walter J. Koroshetz and David M. Greer
Chapter 10 TeleStroke: software of Telemedicine in Acute Ischemic Stroke (pages 213–232): Eric S. Rosenthal and Lee H. Schwamm

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