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Stroke in the Elderly New Issues in Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation by Ruth E. Dunkle

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Published by Springer Pub Co .
Written in English


  • in old age,
  • Older people,
  • Cerebrovascular Diseases,
  • Geriatrics,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Geriatric medicine,
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders,
  • Cerebrovascular disease,
  • Diseases

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJames W. Schmidley (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8165942M
ISBN 100826154301
ISBN 109780826154309

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  Stroke is a clinical syndrome of sudden onset of neurological impairment of presumed vascular origin. Mortality is about 15% at 1 month, 30% at 1 year and 50% at 5 years [7]. Stroke is a known risk factor for the development of delirium [ 8 ]. The majority of studies of delirium have reviewed mixed medical, surgical, orthopaedic or ICU patients Cited by: This is the first in the series and presents an overview of several types of strokes, their effects and prognosis for stroke victims. Later entries will delve into such topics as stroke survival, recovery, rehabilitation, general tips for caring for older stroke patients, and how to care for and cope with stroke patients at home.   Oct. 31, -- "Silent" strokes and other unrecognized brain abnormalities -- including benign brain tumors and aneurysms -- are common among older Author: Salynn Boyles. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted or reduced, preventing brain tissue from getting oxygen and nutrients. Brain cells begin to die in minutes. A stroke is a medical emergency, and prompt treatment is crucial. Early action can .

During a hemorrhagic stroke, an artery in the brain bursts, blood spews out into the surrounding tissue. Hemorrhagic Strokes in Seniors. Follow. Unfollow. Share In a healthy, functioning brain, neurons do not come into direct contact with blood. spouses, or other elderly loved ones with the information and support they. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Stroke in the Elderly: Slowly Retreating. Professor Christopher Whitty On November 21st , Sir Thomas Gresham, leading financier, patriot and benefactor of this College died following what was almost certainly a stroke. He was around At that time, stroke was a very rare cause of mortality, dwarfed by infectious diseases. The Stroke Book, Drs. Selim and Torbey have provided an excellent introductory book that overviews all of the burgeoning aspects of cerebrovascular medicine in a File Size: KB.