Chapter

Stroke

Lesley K Bowker, James D Price and Sarah C Smith

in Oxford Handbook of Geriatric Medicine

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199586097
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740817 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199586097.003.0008

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Stroke

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Definition and classification 180

Predisposing factors 182

Acute assessment 184

HOW TO . . . Assess for inattention 185

Investigations 186

Acute management 188

HOW TO . . . Manage swallow after stroke 189

Stroke units 190

HOW TO . . . Estimate prognosis after stroke 191

Thrombolysis 192

Ongoing management 194

HOW TO . . . Protect your patient from another stroke ...

Chapter.  6057 words. 

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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