Society-sanctioned guidelines are valuable tools, but accessing key information can be a daunting task. This book illuminates a clear path to successful application of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association guidelines. Organized for fast reference, this new volume helps practitioners improve patient care.
Table of Contents
1. Stroke epidemiology including the burden on the health care system.
2. Stroke systems.
3. Primordial and primary prevention.
4. Management of acute ischemic stroke.
5. Intracerebral hemorrhage.
6. Subarachnoid hemorrhage.
7. Prevention of recurrent stroke.
8. Poststroke rehabilitation and recovery.
9. Stroke in women.
10. Stroke in black patients.
11. Stroke in children.
12. Coagulopathy and stroke - evaluation and treatment.
13. Genetics of stroke.
14. Surgical and interventional approaches for carotid disease.
15. Endovascular and medical approaches for intracranial disease.
16. Patent foramen ovale (PFO).
17. Vascular cognitive impairment.
18. Outcomes Mesaures.
Dr. Goldstein is Professor of Medicine (Neurology) at Duke University and the Durham VA Medical Center, Director of the Duke Center for Cerebrovascular Disease and the Duke Stroke Center, and a Senior Fellow in Duke’s Center for Clinical Health Policy Research.
He has published over 400 journal articles, reviews, editorials, book chapters, abstracts, and other professional papers including two books. He has served on numerous AHA/ASA committees and guideline writing groups including as Chair of the American Stroke Association Advisory Committee and the AHA Stroke Council Leadership Committee.