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Chapter Forty Nine - Other Medical Treatments

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Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 December 2022

Louis R. Caplan
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre
Aishwarya Aggarwal
John F. Kennedy Medical Center
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Advances in stroke prevention and improvement in the care and management of stroke patients can, in a large measure, be attributed to advances in knowledge about various medical conditions and their treatment. These stories of stroke could not be written without some attention to the medical risk factors and comorbidities prevalent in stroke patients. Many books would be needed to cover all the medical history. Some information is covered in Chapter 38 on epidemiology and stroke prevention. This chapter includes brief clips about the development of knowledge and ideas concerning major important medical conditions and their management.

Stories of Stroke
Key Individuals and the Evolution of Ideas
, pp. 465 - 477
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2022

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