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Author Stein, Joel, M.D.

Title Life after stroke : the guide to recovering your health and preventing another stroke / Joel Stein, Julie Silver, and Elizabeth Pegg Frates ; foreword by Robert J. Wityk.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  616.81 St34l 2006    ---  Available
Description xv, 337 pages. : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series A Johns Hopkins Press health book
A Johns Hopkins Press health book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-324) and index.
Contents Understanding stroke -- Understanding stroke and its consequences -- How strokes affect our brains and bodies -- Tests your doctor may order -- Stroke recovery -- Minimizing early post-stroke disability and complications -- Maximizing recovery from a stroke -- Post-stroke medical and social issues -- Preventing stroke : medical issues -- Risk factors for having a stroke : an introduction -- Heart and blood vessel conditions and stroke -- High blood pressure and stroke -- Diabetes and stroke -- Other causes of stroke -- Genetics and stroke -- Medications that help prevent stroke -- When surgery is an option -- Preventing stroke : lifestyle issues -- Diet and stroke -- Exercise and stroke -- How smoking, alcohol, and illegal drugs affect stroke risk -- Looking to the future -- Research on the horizon -- Prevent another stroke by taking charge.
Subject Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- Rehabilitation -- Popular works.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Prevention -- Popular works.
Stroke -- Popular Works.
Added Author Silver, J. K. (Julie K.), 1965-
Frates, Elizabeth Pegg, 1967-
ISBN 0801883644 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780801883644 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0801883636 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780801883637 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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