Trade Paperback - 1552096424 D [HACHINSKI, VLADIMIR] STROKE COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO "BRAIN ATTACKS"
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 Rehabilitation Living with the after-effects of stroke Preventing first and recurrent strokes Progress in research Table of drug names