2008

Stroke Prevention in Clinical Practice

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ISBN: 978-1-85233-964-7 (Print) 978-1-84628-728-2 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VIII

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-5

      The Significance Of Stroke

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      Pages 7-14

      Identifying Patients at Risk of Ischemic Stroke

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      Pages 15-16

      Investigating Patients at Risk of Stroke

  3. Reducing the Risk of Stroke by Reducing Embolic Events

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 17-17

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      Pages 19-23

      Antiplatelet Therapy

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      Pages 25-45

      Reducing Cardioembolic Events

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      Pages 47-58

      Reducing Cervical Vessel Embolic Events

  4. Reducing the Risk of Stroke by Modifying Atherosclerotic Risk Factors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

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      Pages 61-64

      Managing Hypertension

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      Pages 65-67

      Managing Diabetes

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      Pages 69-72

      Managing Hyperlipidemia

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      Pages 73-87

      Reducing the Risk of Stroke by Modifying Life Style

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      Pages 89-92

      Identifying Other Atherosclerotic Diseases

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      Pages 93-94

      Managing Lacunar Infarcts

  5. Reducing the Risk of Stroke by Reducing Procoagulant (Thrombotic) Risk Factors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-103

      Managing Procoagulant Thrombotic States

  6. Reducing the Risk of Stroke from Other Causes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Pages 107-109

      Managing Central Nervous System Vasculitis

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      Pages 111-111

      Managing Stroke in Human Immunodeficiency Virus–Infected Patients

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      Pages 113-114

      Thyroid Diseases and Stroke

  7. Prevention of Other Cardiovascular Events in Cerebrovascular Patients

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-120

      Management of Silent Myocardial Ischemia in Stroke Patients

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 121-131