Every 45 seconds someone in the United States will experience a stroke and four million Americans are living with the effects of stroke.
This important book is a timely, authoritative and highly informative resource for those who want to understand this silent and debilitating disease, whether for themselves or for someone they love.
Respected neurologist Valdimir Hachinski presents information on the leading cause of neurological disability in North America. Using case studies, diagrams and explanatory charts, this book features:
- What is a stroke and what causes it
- Who is at risk of a stroke
- Women and stroke
- What are the symptoms
- How a is diagnosis made
- Drugs and surgical options
- Alternative options
- Living with the after-effects of stroke
- Preventing first and recurrent strokes
- Progress in research
- Table of drug names
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On completion of this course the participant should be able to:
1. Name three common symptoms of a stroke.
2. Name the areas of the brain.
3. List the main arteries that supply blood to the brain.
4. Name three causes of stroke in adults 45 – 70 years of age.
5. List three conditions exclusive to women that make them prone to strokes.
6. Define the acronym “TIA”.
7. List four imaging modalities used to diagnose stroke.
8. Name four general measures used in the treatment of stroke.
9. List the key members of the rehabilitation team.
10. Describe steps a caregiver can take to avoid burnout.
11. List at least six risk factors for stroke.
12. Describe common complementary therapies that can be used to prevent another stroke.
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This test is a multiple choice, open book test and contains 44 questions.
This is a soft cover book and has 12 chapters and 319 pages.
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