Stroke is the third most common cause of death after heart disease and cancer in developed countries. Part of the Oxford Neurology Library, this pocketbook highlights the importance of stroke, its diagnosis, the problems of misdiagnosis, and current thoughts on its pathogenesis, acute treatment and rehabilitation as well as prevention. The book will serve as an invaluable quick reference for neurologists, cardiologists, geriatricians, internists, trainees, nurses, allied health professionals, and general practitioners.
SECTION I. EPIDEMIOLOGY, PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHENOMENOLOGY; SECTION II. DIAGNOSIS AND DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTS; SECTION III. ACUTE STROKE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT; SECTION IV. SECONDARY PREVENTION, RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION