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Titre : Stroke: Basic and Epidemiological Aspects ...
Éditeur : ELSEVIER SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, United Kingdom
Date d'édition : 2008
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
Language: English . Brand New Book. This volume provides a vital and comprehensive resource on stroke, including research, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment modalities. Practitioners in these fields will find invaluable information in this handbook, from basic mechanisms of the disease, to enhanced diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities for patient care. With the field of cerebrovascular disorders, including stroke, making rapid advancements, clinicians will find illuminating and insightful chapters on the pathophysiological basis of this disorder. Advances in our understanding of the biochemical background of strokes, coupled with an examination of breakthroughs in epidemiology, genetics, neuroimaging, interventional radiology, surgery, and even clinical psychology are also explored, giving researchers and clinicians a profoundly altered way to approach stroke research, diagnosis, and patient treatment and care. * A comprehensive resource on stroke, prevention techniques, diagnosis, and treatment modalities * Illuminating and insightful information on the pathophysiological basis of stroke * A thorough examination of the rapid advancements made in the field of cerebrovascular disorders and their applications to stroke. N° de réf. du libraire AA59780444520036
Synopsis : The first of three volumes on stroke in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology (Series Editors: Michael J. Aminoff, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, USA; François Boller, Bethesda, USA; Dick F. Swaab, Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Amsterdam, the Netherlands) covering historical perspective, basic science overview and pathophysiology and clinical epidemiology.
Until a few years ago, strokes were considered 'experiments of nature' that provided help in understanding the functional anatomy of the brain, but for which little could be done in terms of therapeutic intervention and prevention. These three volume record how this has now profoundly changed and cover advances in our understanding of the biochemical background of strokes coupled with advances in fields as diverse as epidemiology, genetics, neuroimaging, interventional radiology, surgery, clinical psychology and most particularly prevention and management. The aim is to provide both basic researchers with the foundation for new investigations and clinicians a source of reference to enable them to gain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the clinical features and management of the many neurological manifestations of stroke.
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