Stroke E-Book, 5th Edition
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First published in 1986 under the editorial direction of Dr. Henry J.M. Barnett, Stroke: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management continues to provide the dependable, current answers you need to effectively combat the increasing incidence of this disease. Dr. J.P. Mohr, together with new associate editors Philip A. Wolf, James C. Grotta, Michael A. Moskowitz, Marc Mayberg, and Rüdiger von Kummer as well as a multitude of expert contributors from around the world, offer you updated and expanded coverage of mechanisms of action of commonly used drugs, neuronal angiogenesis and stem cells, basic mechanisms of spasm and hemorrhage, prevention of stroke, genetics/predisposing risk factors, and much more, equipping you to understand the latest scientific discoveries and make effective use of the newest approaches to diagnosis and treatment. Plus, a new organization and new full-color images make diagnosis easier and more efficient.
New to This Edition
- Make efficient and accurate diagnoses with the aid of abundant full-color CT images and pathology slides.
- Stay up to date on hot topics such as mechanisms of action of commonly used drugs, neuronal angiogenesis and stem cells, basic mechanisms of spasm and hemorrhage, prevention of stroke, genetics/predisposing risk factors, and much more.
- Gain fresh perspectives and up-to-date insights from the world's leading authorities on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of stroke.
- Access the comprehensive, expert clinical guidance you need to recognize the clinical manifestations of stroke, use the latest laboratory and imaging studies to arrive at a diagnosis, and generate an effective medical and surgical treatment plan.
By J. P. Mohr, MS, MD, Daniel Sciarra Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University; New York, NY; Philip A. Wolf, MD, Professor of Neurology, Medicine, and Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, Principal Investigator, Framington Heart Study, Boston, MA; James C. Grotta, MD, Professor of Neurology, Chairman, Department of Neurology, Director, Vascular Neurology Program, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX; Michael A. Moskowitz, MD, Professor of Neurology, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science and Technology, Boston, MA; Marc R. Mayberg, MD, Executive Director, Seattle Neuroscience Institute at Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, WA; Rüdiger von Kummer, MD, FAHA, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology/Neuroradiology, Head, Department of Neuroradiology, Technische Universität Dresden, Director, Dresden University Stroke Centre, Dresden, Germany