Health Reference Series: Stroke Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-798-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Stroke Sourcebook, Fifth Edition provides detailed information about stroke, its causes, and types such as Ischemic, hemorrhagic and recurrent stroke.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Introduction to Stroke and Its Types
  • Chapter 1—Brain and the Stroke
  • Chapter 2—Stroke Symptoms and What You Should Do If Someone Has Them
  • Chapter 3—Nonmodifiable Risk Factors for Stroke
  • Chapter 4—Stroke in Children
  • Chapter 5—Women and Stroke
  • Chapter 6—Men and Stroke
  • Chapter 7—Statistics of Stroke in Older Adults
  • Chapter 8—Racial and Ethnic Stroke Disparities
  • Chapter 9—Geography and Stroke: The Stroke Belt
  • Chapter 10—Statistics on Stroke in the United States
  • Chapter 11—Types of Stroke
  • Chapter 12—Recurrent Stroke
  • Chapter 13—Preventing Stroke Deaths
  • Part 2. Stroke Risk Factors and Prevention
  • Chapter 14—Your Stroke Risk Profile
  • Chapter 15—Modifiable Risk Factors for Stroke
  • Chapter 16—Other Conditions That Increase Stroke Risk
  • Chapter 17—Stroke Prevention
  • Part 3. Diagnosis and Treatment of Stroke
  • Chapter 18—Emergency Medical Services: The First Line of Defense
  • Chapter 19—After a Stroke: The First 24 Hours
  • Chapter 20—Working with a Neurologist
  • Chapter 21—How a Stroke Is Diagnosed
  • Chapter 22—Neurological Diagnostic Tests and Procedures
  • Chapter 23—Medications Used to Treat Stroke
  • Chapter 24—Surgical Interventions for Stroke Prevention
  • Chapter 25—Advances in Stroke Care and Research
  • Part 4. Poststroke Complications and Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 26—Early Complications of Stroke
  • Chapter 27—Functional Impairments and Disabilities Following Poststroke Complications
  • Chapter 28—Poststroke Mood and Emotional Changes
  • Chapter 29—What Is Poststroke Rehabilitation?
  • Chapter 30—Rehabilitation of Motor Function
  • Chapter 31—Management of Poststroke Cognitive Impairment
  • Chapter 32—Mental-Health Rehabilitation after Stroke
  • Chapter 33—Multidisciplinary Rehabilitation Team
  • Chapter 34—Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Chapter 35—Boosting Education for Stroke Survivors and Their Caregivers
  • Part 5. Life after Stroke
  • Chapter 36—Stroke Recovery: A Caregiver Guide
  • Chapter 37—Reconstructing Everyday Life
  • Chapter 38—Living at Home after Stroke
  • Chapter 39—Self-Care for Family Caregivers
  • Chapter 40—Respite Care and Stroke Support
  • Chapter 41—Managing Financial and Legal Issues
  • Chapter 42—End-of-Life Care after Stroke
  • Part 6. Clinical Trials and Research on Stroke
  • Chapter 43—Clinical Trials on Stroke
  • Chapter 44—Research on Stroke
  • Part 7. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 45—Glossary of Terms Related to Stroke
  • Chapter 46—Directory of Organizations That Help Stroke Patients and Their Families