Stroke for Dummies
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Stroke for Dummies

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This book features tons of advice for recovery and rehabilitation. Get the latest on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of stroke. Have questions and concerns about strokes? This reassuring guide provides invaluable information for stroke victims and their loved ones, from what a stroke is and what it feels like to proven treatments and therapies. You'll see how to implement a plan for preventing stroke, treat the lingering effects of stroke, and maximize home caregiver effectiveness while minimizing fatigue. Discover how to: understand what causes different types of stroke; recognize warning signs; get the most out of doctors and hospitals; speed recovery with the best treatments; help prevent future strokes; and decide the best living arrangements after stroke.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 188 x 230 x 28mm | 580.61g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 0764572016
  • 9780764572012
  • 632,899

About John R. Marler

John R. Marler, MD (Bethesda, Maryland), a board-certified neurologist and stroke researcher, is Associate Director for Clinical Trials at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. He is a fellow of the American Stroke Association and recipient of the association's Feinberg Award for Excellence in Clinical Research. He has been administering clinical research in stroke since 1984. He completed his neurology residency training at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and graduated from West Virginia University Medical School in Morgantown, West Virginia.
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Features tons of advice for recovery and rehabilitation Get the latest on the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of stroke

Have questions and concerns about strokes? This reassuring guide provides invaluable information for stroke victims and their loved ones, from what a stroke is and what it feels like to proven treatments and therapies. You'll see how to implement a plan for preventing stroke, treat the lingering effects of stroke, and maximize home caregiver effectiveness while minimizing fatigue.

Discover how to

Understand what causes different types of stroke Recognize warning signs Get the most out of doctors and hospitals Speed recovery with the best treatments Help prevent future strokes Decide the best living arrangements after stroke
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: The Brain and Stroke. Chapter 1: A Brain Attack. Chapter 2: Understanding How the Brain Works. Part II: Types of Stroke. Chapter 3: White Stroke (Ischemic): Blood Clots Block the Brain. Chapter 4: Transient Stroke (TIA): Warning Sign. Chapter 5: Red Stroke (ICH): Bleeding Inside the Brain. Chapter 6: Red Stroke (SAH): Bleeding Outside the Brain. Chapter 7: Dementia (Vascular Cognitive Impairment). Part III: Preventing Stroke. Chapter 8: High Blood Pressure. Chapter 9: Fat and Stroke Risk. Chapter 10: Other Risk Factors and Prevention. Part IV: Treating Stroke. Chapter 11: Get Thee to an Emergency Room. Chapter 12: Treating Stroke in the Hospital. Chapter 13: Rehabilitation. Part V: Living with Stroke. Chapter 14: Returning Home: Adapting to a New Life. Chapter 15: When You Can't Go Home Again. Chapter 16: Challenges During Recovery. Chapter 17: Taking Care of Family. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 18: Ten Ways to Help Your Community Manage Stroke. Chapter 19: Five Remarkable Stroke Recoveries. Chapter 20: Ten Opportunities to Prevent Stroke. Glossary. Index.
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