Health Reference Series: Stroke Source Book

Editor: Jones, Keith
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $85.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $127.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1561-2
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 23
Book Status: Available
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Stroke Sourcebook, 4th Edition, provides updated information about the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of stroke. It describes the different types of stroke, identifies stroke risk factors, and provides information on stroke diagnosis and treatment and post-stroke complications.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I: Introduction to Stroke
  • Chapter 1 What Is Stroke?
  • Chapter 2 Stroke Symptoms and What You Should Do If Someone Has Them
  • Chapter 3 Perinatal and Childhood Stroke
  • Chapter 4 Strokes in Women and Men
  • Section 4.1 Women and Stroke
  • Section 4.2 Contraceptive Use and Stroke Risk
  • Section 4.3 Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT) and Stroke Risk
  • Section 4.4 Men and Stroke
  • Chapter 5 Strokes in Older Adults
  • Chapter 6 Racial and Ethnic Stroke Disparities
  • Chapter 7 Geography and Stroke: The Stroke Belt
  • Chapter 8 Statistics on Stroke in the United States
  • Chapter 9 Recent Research on Stroke
  • Section 9.1 Researchers Investigate Genes Involved in Brain Repair after Stroke
  • Section 9.2 Stem Cell Therapy and Stroke
  • Section 9.3 Amplatzer PFO Occluder Device for Prevention of Recurrent Strokes
  • Chapter 10 Clinical Trials on Stroke
  • Section 10.1 What Are Clinical Trials?
  • Section 10.2 Rehabilitation Treatment Following Stroke
  • Section 10.3 Vitamin D and Stroke
  • Section 10.4 Heart and Brain Interfaces in Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Section 10.5 Quality of Life after Stroke
  • Section 10.6 Carotid Plaque Imaging in Acute Stroke
  • Section 10.7 The Effect of Aerobic Exercise in Patients with Minor Stroke
  • Part II: Types of Stroke
  • Chapter 11 Ischemic Stroke
  • Section 11.1 What Is Ischemic Stroke?
  • Section 11.2 Carotid Artery Dissection
  • Chapter 12 Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Section 12.1 Intracerebral and Subarachnoid Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Section 12.2 Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Chapter 13 Mini-Stroke: Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Chapter 14 Recurrent Stroke
  • Part III: Stroke Risk Factors and Prevention
  • Chapter 15 Stroke Risks
  • Chapter 16 Atherosclerosis and Carotid Artery Disease
  • Section 16.1 Atherosclerosis
  • Section 16.2 Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chapter 17 Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke
  • Chapter 18 Blood Clotting Disorders and Stroke
  • Chapter 19 Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Chapter 20 Diabetes and Stroke Risk
  • Chapter 21 High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol
  • Section 21.1 High Blood Pressure
  • Section 21.2 High Blood Cholesterol
  • Chapter 22 Overweight, Obesity, and Stroke Risk
  • Chapter 23 Other Stroke Risk Factors
  • Section 23.1 Inactivity, Exercise, and Stroke
  • Section 23.2 Migraine and Stroke Risk
  • Section 23.3 Sleep Apnea Increases Risk of Stroke
  • Section 23.4 Stress and Stroke Risk
  • Section 23.5 Stress at Work and Stroke Risk
  • Section 23.6 Alcohol and Stroke
  • Section 23.7 Smoking and Stroke
  • Section 23.8 Illegal Substance Use and Stroke
  • Section 23.9 Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Stroke
  • Chapter 24 Stroke Prevention
  • Section 24.1 Preventing and Managing Diabetes
  • Section 24.2 Preventing and Managing High Blood Pressure
  • Section 24.3 Preventing and Managing High Cholesterol
  • Section 24.4 Healthy Living Reduces Stroke Risk
  • Section 24.5 Quitting Smoking Reduces Stroke Risk
  • Section 24.6 Even Modest Weight Loss Produces Health Benefits
  • Part IV: Diagnosis and Treatment of Stroke
  • Chapter 25 After a Stroke: The First 24 Hours
  • Chapter 26 Working with a Neurologist
  • Chapter 27 Diagnosing Stroke
  • Section 27.1 How a Stroke Is Diagnosed
  • Section 27.2 Blood Tests for Stroke
  • Section 27.3 Cerebral Angiography
  • Section 27.4 Echocardiogram
  • Section 27.5 Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Section 27.6 Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan
  • Section 27.7 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Section 27.8 Ultrasound
  • Chapter 28 Stroke Treatment
  • Chapter 29 Surgical Procedures Used in the Treatment of Stroke
  • Section 29.1 Brain Aneurysm Repair
  • Section 29.2 Carotid Artery Angioplasty and Stent Placement
  • Section 29.3 Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Chapter 30 Medications Used to Treat Stroke
  • Section 30.1 Tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA) and Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Section 30.2 Antiplatelets and Anticoagulants
  • Section 30.3 Blood Pressure-Lowering Drugs
  • Section 30.4 Taking Statins after Stroke Reduces Risk of Death
  • Chapter 31 Stroke Recovery
  • Part V: Poststroke Complications and Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 32 Cognitive Problems Caused by Stroke
  • Section 32.1 Agnosia
  • Section 32.2 Right Hemisphere Brain Damage
  • Section 32.3 Vascular Dementia
  • Section 32.4 Multi-Infarct Dementia (MID)
  • Chapter 33 Communication Problems after Stroke
  • Chapter 34 Swallowing Problems (Dysphagia) after Stroke
  • Chapter 35 Muscle Spasticity and Weakness after Stroke
  • Section 35.1 Overview of Spasticity
  • Section 35.2 Foot Drop
  • Section 35.3 Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy
  • Chapter 36 Balance Problems after Stroke
  • Chapter 37 Pain and Fatigue after Stroke
  • Section 37.1 Pain after Stroke
  • Section 37.2 Fatigue after Stroke
  • Chapter 38 Bowel Control Problems and Stroke
  • Chapter 39 Bladder Control Problems and Stroke
  • Chapter 40 Vision Problems after Stroke
  • Chapter 41 Poststroke Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Section 41.1 Overview of Poststroke Rehabilitation and Types of Poststroke Therapies
  • Section 41.2 How to Choose a Rehabilitation Facility
  • Section 41.3 Tips for Choosing a Rehabilitation Facility
  • Part VI: Life after Stroke
  • Chapter 42 Recovering from Stroke
  • Chapter 43 Making the Home Safer for Stroke Survivors
  • Chapter 44 Rehabilitative and Assistive Technology
  • Chapter 45 Driving after Stroke
  • Chapter 46 Nutrition and Exercise Tips for Poststroke Patients
  • Section 46.1 Advice for People with Swallowing Difficulties
  • Section 46.2 Nutrition and Exercise after Stroke
  • Chapter 47 Skin Care after Stroke
  • Chapter 48 Sleep after Stroke
  • Chapter 49 Sexuality after Stroke
  • Chapter 50 Dealing with Depression after Stroke
  • Chapter 51 Caring for Someone with Memory Problems after Stroke
  • Chapter 52 Tips for Caregivers of Stroke Patients
  • Chapter 53 Stroke Support Group
  • Chapter 54 Health Insurance and Disability Concerns after Stroke
  • Section 54.1 Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Section 54.2 Health Insurance Information for Stroke Patients
  • Section 54.3 Social Security Disability Benefits
  • Chapter 55 Choosing Long-Term Care for Those Disabled by Stroke
  • Section 55.1 Long-Term Care
  • Section 55.2 Assisted Living
  • Chapter 56 Advance Care Planning
  • Part VII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 57 Glossary of Terms Related to Stroke
  • Chapter 58 Directory of Organizations That Help Stroke Patients and Their Families