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Acute stroke treatment

Hugh Markus, Anthony Pereira and Geoffrey Cloud

in Stroke Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199218776
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726095 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199218776.003.0112

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Acute stroke treatment

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Acute treatment of stroke 232

General emergency treatment 234

Pathophysiology of stroke 236

Thrombolysis 238

Neuroprotection 250

Antiplatelet therapy 252

Anticoagulation 254

Acute stroke unit care 256

Controlling physiological parameters 258

Complications of stroke 262

Early secondary prevention of stroke 272

This chapter will deal mainly with ischaemic stroke, although many of the principles also apply to haemorrhagic stroke; details specific for cerebral haemorrhage are given in ...

Chapter.  10649 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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