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Preventing strokes and other vascular events

Rowan H. Harwood, Farhad Huwez and Dawn Good

in Stroke Care

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9780199558315
Published online November 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191753336 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199558315.003.0010

Series: Oxford Care Manuals

Preventing strokes and other vascular             events

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Vascular risks Antithrombotics Smoking Blood pressure Cholesterol Homocysteine Lifestyle changes Hormone replacement therapy and the contraceptive pill Carotid stenosis Atrial fibrillation Other cardioembolism Pragmatics and compliance Neurovascular or transient ischaemic attack clinics Preventing subarachnoid haemorrhage Summary

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Subjects: Neurology

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