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Title Stroke medicine : case studies from Queen Square / S.K. Gill, M.M. Brown, F. Robertson, N. Losseff
Published London : Springer, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 275 pages) : illustrations
Contents A Rapidly Progressive Dementia -- A Headache after Starting the Oral Contraceptive Pill -- A Child with Enlarged Pupils -- Locked in or Break Out?- An Unusual TIA -- Hemianopic Alexia -- Recurrent Miscarriages and Neurological Symptoms -- A Pain in the Neck -- A Painless Loss of Vision -- Sickle Cell Disease and Stroke -- A New Mother with Rapidly Developing Blindness -- A Potentially Fatal Complication -- A Funny Turn in the Toilet -- A Strategic Infarct Leading to Mild Cognitive Impairment -- A Misbehaving Limb -- More than Just A Sore Throat -- An MRI Saves a Patient from Unnecessary Surgery -- Confusion after the 'Flu -- One Night with Venus, a Lifetime with Mars -- A Hypertensive Spike -- Lying in Wait: Stroke and a Blistering Rash -- An Unusual Case of Paradoxical Embolus -- Reaching a Crescendo -- Bihemispheric Infarcts -- Sleep Disordered Breathing and Stroke -- A Possible Remedy for Post Stroke Confusion -- A Headache with a Difference -- An Alternative Solution to a Difficult Problem -- Botox Saves the Day -- A Diagnosis not to Forget -- A Migraine with Persistent Focal Symptoms -- Stroke and Systemic Disease -- An Unusual Hypertensive Headache -- Recurrent Thunderclap Headaches -- Stroke in Pregnancy -- Cortical Blindness -- Cerebrovascular Disease in Childhood -- Recurrent Neurological Symptoms Mistaken as Multiple Sclerosis -- Intracerebral Haemorrhage and Oral Anticoagulants -- Choked in the Night
Summary This collection of case studies is authored by a group of internationally recognised experts in the field of cerebrovascular disease. The cases are carefully selected to provide an insight into the different kinds of stroke syndromes from the common through to more rare presentations of cerebrovascular pathology. Each case is worked through with a discussion on presentation, clinical features, examination, radiological findings and management. Finally, learning points are highlighted to help the reader focus on the key points of the case study. Stroke Medicine: Case Studies from Queen Square is aimed at medical students and doctors in all stages of training from foundation years through to consultancy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Case studies.
Cerebrovascular disease.
Stroke.
Genre/Form Case Reports.
Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Brown, M. M. (Magdalena M.), editor
Gill, S. K. (Sumanjit K.), editor
Losseff, Nick, editor
Robertson, F., editor
ISBN 1447167058 (electronic bk.)
9781447167051 (electronic bk.)