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Stroke 

Chapter:
Stroke
Author(s):

Lesley K Bowker

, James D Price

, and Sarah C Smith

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199586097.003.0008
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date: 25 August 2019

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 ...

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