Health Reference Series: Stroke Sourcebook

Editor: Sutton, Amy L.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1297-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Book Status: Pending
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Stroke Sourcebook, Third Edition provides updated information about the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of stroke. Readers will learn about ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke, and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs, also known as mini strokes), as well as stroke risk factors.

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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-Strokes in Children
  • Chapter 4-Strokes in Men and Women
  • 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
  • Part II: Types of Stroke
  • Chapter 10-Ischemic Stroke
  • Chapter 11-Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Chapter 12-Mini Stroke: Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA).
  • Chapter 13-Recurrent Stroke
  • Part III: Stroke Risk Factors and Prevention
  • Chapter 14-Atherosclerosis and Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chapter 15-C-Reactive Protein and Stroke Risk
  • Chapter 16-Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke
  • Chapter 17-Blood Clotting Disorders and Stroke
  • Chapter 18-Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Chapter 19-Diabetes and Stroke Risk
  • Chapter 20-High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol
  • Chapter 21-Overweight, Obesity, and Stroke Risk
  • Chapter 22-Other Stroke Risk Factors
  • Chapter 23-Stroke Prevention
  • Part IV: Diagnosis and Treatment of Stroke
  • Chapter 24-After a Stroke: The First 24 Hours
  • Chapter 25-Working with a Neurologist
  • Chapter 26-Diagnosing Stroke
  • Chapter 27-Stroke Prognosis and Treatment
  • Chapter 28-Surgical Procedures Used in the Treatment of Stroke
  • Chapter 29-Medications Used to Treat Stroke
  • Chapter 30-Other Stroke Treatments
  • Part V: Post-Stroke Complications and Rehabilitation
  • Chapter 31-Cognitive Problems Caused by Stroke
  • Chapter 32-Communication Problems after Stroke
  • Chapter 33-Swallowing Problems after Stroke
  • Chapter 34-Muscle Spasticity and Weakness after Stroke
  • Chapter 35-Balance Problems after Stroke
  • Chapter 36-Pain and Fatigue after Stroke
  • Chapter 37-Bowel System Problems and Their Management
  • Chapter 38-Continence Problems after Stroke
  • Chapter 39-Vision Problems after Stroke
  • Chapter 40-Overview of Post-Stroke Rehabilitation and Types of Post-Stroke Therapies
  • Chapter 41-Post-Stroke Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Chapter 42-Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs Benefit Patients after Mini or Mild Stroke
  • Chapter 43-Recreational Therapy after Stroke
  • Chapter 44-Transferring Skills Learned in Stroke Rehab to the Home Environment
  • Part VI: Life after Stroke
  • Chapter 45-Regaining Cognitive Function after Stroke
  • Chapter 46-Adapting Your Home after Stroke
  • Chapter 47-Driving after Stroke
  • Chapter 48-Nutrition and Exercise Tips for Post-Stroke Patients
  • Chapter 49-Skin Care after Stroke
  • Chapter 50-Sleep and Sex after Stroke
  • Chapter 51-Dealing with Depression after Stroke
  • Chapter 52-Tips for Caregivers of Stroke Patients
  • Chapter 53-How to Organize a Successful Stroke Support Group
  • Chapter 54-Health Insurance and Disability Concerns after Stroke
  • Chapter 55-Choosing Long-Term Care for Those Disabled by Stroke
  • 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