Item description for Stroke (American Academy of Neurology) by Louis R. Caplan...
Stroke, the fourth volume in a series sponsored by the American Academy of Neurology, was written for both stroke survivors and individuals wishing to learn more about the condition and how to prevent it. This informative text covers the nature of stroke and its causes, risk factors and prevention, symptoms and treatment, evaluation and diagnosis of stroke survivors, improving function through rehabilitation, how friends and families can cope and manage, and the future of stroke and the progress already being made.
Written by one of the most respected doctors in the field, Stroke is easily accessible, avoids medical jargon, and focuses not just on the patient but on the community and those close to the survivor. This essential guide will help ensure that patients are provided with both the medical and personal care they need and will make this most difficult of circumstances a bit easier for all involved.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2005
Publisher Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN 193260314X ISBN13 9781932603149
Availability 0 units.
More About Louis R. Caplan
Louis R. Caplan, MD, FAAN, is Professor of Neurology at Harvard University and Senior Neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston. He has written or edited forty books, including Stroke and The Effective Clinical Neurologist.
Louis R. Caplan currently resides in the state of Massachusetts. Louis R. Caplan has an academic affiliation as follows - Harvard Medical School Harvard University, Massachusetts Harvard Medic.