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Chapter 3 - Ischemic Stroke

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 October 2019

Mary Carter Denny
Affiliation:
Georgetown University Hospital
Ahmad Riad Ramadan
Affiliation:
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit
Sean I. Savitz
Affiliation:
University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
James Grotta
Affiliation:
Memorial Hermann Texas Medical School
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Summary

This chapter discusses the four main components of acute ischemic stroke care. The sections on prevention of complications, and recovery and rehabilitation, are applicable to both ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke patients.

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Acute Stroke Care , pp. 12 - 31
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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