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Stroke Prevention

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WHO IS AT RISK OF STROKE? Stroke Incidence, Mortality and Prevalence, George Howard and Virginia Howard Non-modifiable Risk Factors for Stroke: Age, Race, Sex, and Geography, Virginia J. Howard and George Howard Modifiable Risk Factors: Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus, Lipids, Tobacco Use, Physical Inactivity, and Alcohol, Bernadette Boden-Albala and Ralph L. Sacco Cardiac Disease and Risk of Ischemic Stroke, R. F.Gillum Inflammation, Infection and Homocysteine in Atherosclerosis, Thomas J. Degraba Stroke in Sickle Cell Disease, Sung B. Lee and Robert J. Adams Oral Contraception and Postmenopausal Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Gretchen E. Tietjen and Robin L. Brey Genetics and Stroke, John W. Cole and Steven J. Kittner Markers of Subclinical Vascular Disease and Stroke, Monika Hollander and Monique M.B. Breteler APPROACHES TO STROKE PREVENTION Community Mass and High Risk Strategies, Philip B. Gorelick Stroke Prevention in Managed Care: A Five Dimensional Health Improvement ModelTM, Meredith L. Tipton and Michael Fleming National, State and Local Opportunities for Stroke Prevention, Darwin R. Labarthe and Mirium Fay Quality Improvement in Stroke Prevention, Robert G. Holloway and Steven R. Rush Gaps in Professional and Community Knowledge about Stroke Prevention and Treatment, Larry B. Goldstein Stroke and Public Policy: The Role of Stroke Advocacy Groups, Patti Shwayder CONTROL OF RISK RACTORS AND RECURRENT STROKE AND OTHER PREVENTION STRATEGIES Hypertension Treatment, William J Elliott, Jay Garg and Munavvar Izhar Smoking Cessation, Philip B. Gorelick Hyperlipidemia and Diabetes Mellitus, Ambika Babu, Chakravarthy Kannan and Theodore Mazzone Ethanol Consumption and Physical Inactivity, William J. Elliott Antiplatelet Therapies for Prevention of First and Recurrent Stroke, Stanley N. Cohen Anticoagulation for Stroke Prevention, Michael J. Schneck Carotid Endarterectomy for Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis, James D. Fleck and Jose Biller Endovascular Approaches to Stroke Prevention: Thrombolysis, Angioplasty/Stenting, Aneurysm Coiling and Treatment of Intracerebral Vasospasm, Glen Geremia, Bradley Strimling and Nilay Patel Pros and Cons of Screening for and Ablating Asymptomatic Intracranial Aneurysms, Sean Ruland, Dan Heffez Closing Remarks: On Stroke Prevention Guidelines, Organization of Care and Future Perspectives, Edward. H Wong and Vladimir Hachinski Index


"an outstanding resource for clinicians and policymakers. A remarkable achievement of this book is its juxtaposition of the alternative approaches to prevention (in section 2) and clinical guidelines for office-based care (in section 3). Section 2, 'Approaches to Stroke Prevention, ' presents an honest appraisal of community-based strategies and quality improvement efforts." - The New England Journal of Medicine, January 23, 2003 "Provides a road map to guide physicians and other health professionals in ways to overcome barriers to stroke prevention practices." - from the Foreword by Martha N. Hill, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN and Daniel F. Hanley, MD

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