Table of Contents

Stroke: historical perspectives and future directions / Magdy Selim.
Neuroimaging of the acute stroke patient / William A. Copen and Michael H. Lev.
Intravenous thrombolysis / Sherry H.-Y. Chou and Eric E. Smith.
Endovascular approaches to acute stroke / Raul G. Nogueira ... [et al.].
Nonthrombolytic acute stroke therapies / Aneesh B. Singhal, Larami MacKenzie, and Joshua M. Levine.
Surgical management of acute stroke patients / Alim P. Mitha, Carlos E. Sanchez, and Christopher S. Ogilvy.
Antithrombotic therapy for acute stroke / Orla Sheehan and Peter Kelly.
Intensive care management of acute ischemic stroke / Kevin N. Sheth and David M. Greer.
Evaluation of acute stroke etiologies / Karen L. Furie ... [et al.].
TeleStroke : application of telemedicine in acute ischemic stroke / Eric S. Rosenthal and Lee H. Schwamm. "Acute Ischemic Stroke: An Evidence-based Approach provides readers with an overview of the clinical and biological evidence to support the current treatment of AIS and paves a road for discovery by highlighting the future directions of research. Laying out treatment plans and protocols in a handbook fashion designed for ease-of-use. Illustrated throughout with tables and figures, Acute Ischemic Stroke is a reference for the treatment of AIS for a range of healthcare professionals, including stroke neurologists, emergency room physicians, neurology residents and fellows, medical students, and nurse practitioners."--Jacket.