By John W. Norris, Vladimir C. Hachinski
Prevention of Stroke sums up and significantly analyzes our current wisdom and figuring out of all significant facets of stroke prophylaxis, scientific and surgical. The publication is meant for not just neurologists and neurosurgeons at once concerned with stroke sufferers, but additionally vascular surgeons, internists, kinfolk physicians, and future health planners. themes explored comprise the mobile foundation of atherosclerosis; stroke possibility elements; head and neck bruits in stroke prevention; the current prestige of anticoagulant prophylaxis; high blood pressure and stroke prevention; and prevention of cardioembolic stroke, in addition to the efficacy of aspirin and of ticlopidine in stroke prevention. Surgical prophylaxis is tested via discussions of carotid endarterectomy, prevention of stroke from cerebral vascular malformations, prevention of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, balloon transluminal angioplasty of the carotid artery within the head and neck, and prevention of recurrent stroke.
By Arthur D. Anastopoulos, Terri L. Shelton
This quantity offers baby overall healthiness care execs and educators with a complete set of empirically-driven, process-oriented instructions for assessing teenagers and young people who convey indicators of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity illness (AD/HD). * bargains directions for carrying out an AD/HD evaluate;
* contains a particular description of the defining positive factors of AD/HD;
* Comprehensively discusses how AD/HD and its linked positive factors spread around the lifestyles span;
* provides an in-depth critique of assorted evaluate tactics.
Assessing Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder steers the reader throughout the strategy of picking measures and attaining exact AD/HD diagnoses. The textual content additionally reports the method of translating overview info into remedy innovations, giving suggestions to youngsters and households, and comparing remedy efficacy.
By Steven C. Schachter
Visions: Artists dwelling with Epilepsy is the paintings of epilepsy, captured in a publication. you will find appealing, insightful, haunting photographs that show the souls of artists touched by way of epilepsy. * includes two hundred+ top quality reproductions of artistic endeavors* comprises the artists biographies* CD-ROM of the art can also be to be had individually or as a part of the Deluxe version
By Volodymyr Lushchak and Halyna M. Semchyshyn
By Peter Berlit
Unter den unerwtinschten Folgen einer Strahlentherapie bei bosarti gen Tumoren nimmt die Strahlenmyelopathie einen besonders wich tigen Platz ein, weil sie den Tumorkranken fUr den relaxation seines Lebens zum Invaliden macht oder gar tiber Komplikationen den Tod des Pa tienten bedingt. Wie bei allen iatrogenen Erkrankungen muB es das oberste Ziel sein, solche ernsten Nebenwirkungen arztlichen thera peutischen Eingreifens zu verhindern. Wenn das vorliegende Buch hierzu fUr die Zukunft einen Beitrag zu leisten vermag, so ist seine Aufgabe erfUllt. Mein Dank gilt an dieser Stelle all jenen Patienten, die in den letzten 7 lahren immer wieder geduldig zu langen Gesprachen und Untersuchungen zu mir kamen, ohne daB ich ihnen zu einer wesentli chen Befundbesserung verhelfen konnte. P. Berlit v Danksagung Fur seine wertvolle Unterstiitzung bei der Ermittlung der Rucken marksstrahlendosen danke ich Herrn Prof. Dr. H. Kuttig, Universi tats-Strahlenklinik Heidelberg. Herrn Prof. Dr. ok. zum Winkel, Uni versitats-Strahlenklinik Heidelberg, mochte ich fUr wertvolle Anre gungen und sachkundige Hinweise danken. Die neuropathologi schen Befunde verdanke ich Prof. Dr. G. Ule und Prof. Dr. H. P. Schmitt, Pathologisches Institut Heidelberg. Fur seine stete Forde rung und sein aktives Interesse an der Studie danke ich meinem neu rologischen Lehrer, Herrn Prof. Dr. H. Ganshirt, Neurologische Kli nik Heidelberg, herzlich. Frau M. Deiseroth, Neurologische Universitatsklinik Heidelberg, und das Ehepaar Bontzol, Fotoabteilung der Strahlenklinik Heidel berg, haben wie immer in vorzuglicher Weise die Abbildungen ange fertigt. Frau A. Kohm in Heidelberg und Frau Egidi-Mulder in Mannheim danke ich fur die sorgfiiltigen und gewissenhaften Schreibarbeiten.
By Thomas P. Slaughter
While President George Washington ordered a military of approximately 13,000 males to march west in 1794 to weigh down a tax uprising between frontier farmers, he confirmed various precedents that proceed to outline federal authority over localities this day. The "Whiskey uprising" marked the 1st large-scale resistance to a legislation of the U.S. govt less than the structure and represented the 1st workout of the interior police powers of the president. It used to be a vintage disagreement among champions of liberty and defenders of order, and used to be lengthy thought of the main major occasion within the first quarter-century of the hot kingdom. Thomas P. Slaughter recaptures the old drama and importance of this violent episode during which frontier West and cosmopolitan East battled over the that means of the yank Revolution.
the tale of the Whiskey uprising has formerly been advised from the pinnacle down, the ground up, and from the frontier standpoint. yet by no means ahead of has a historian mentioned those occasions in the broader political, social, and highbrow contexts of the time, incorporating some of these topics into one available narrative that reaches again so far as the 1750's for proper contexts and ahead into the 19th century or even the Civil battle to discover the results of the uprising. This e-book is the 1st to evaluate the rebellion's interregional tensions, foreign international relations, and lots more and plenty extra. The publication not just bargains the broadest and such a lot accomplished account of the Whiskey uprising ever written, but additionally demanding situations traditional understandings of the innovative period. it's a paintings of social, political, and highbrow historical past that makes an important contribution to the the "new narrative history."
About the Author:
Thomas P. Slaughter is affiliate Professor of background at Rutgers college.
By Hiroshi Mitsumoto MD
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis offers the main entire, clinically-focused details on ALS (Lou Gehrig's sickness) in print. the 3 authors, well known for his or her paintings during this region, offer cohesive and balanced assurance of this syndrome, together with the background, medical positive factors, pathology and pathogenesis, therapy and administration of ALS. To facilitate knowing, each one bankruptcy is improved through complete tables and figures, in addition to designated bankruptcy summaries.
By Sarah T. Pendlebury
Actual analysis, acceptable research, trustworthy chance stratification, and pressing remedy are crucial after TIA and minor stroke and will lessen the chance of stroke recurrence by means of as much as 80%. This ebook reports fresh advancements in every one of those parts. to mirror the truth that TIAs and minor strokes are easily one finish of the scientific spectrum of cerebrovascular ailment, the booklet additionally covers the administration of significant stroke, and long term results - equivalent to cognitive impairment - that may complicate every kind of cerebrovascular occasions. The ebook is hence a entire primer in stroke drugs. Written by way of a number one group of researchers within the box, this ebook might be of curiosity to neurologists, stroke physicians, and all others with an curiosity in stroke.
By John Hoffman
This better half booklet to the HBO Documentary motion pictures sequence explores the state of the art learn on Alzheimer's ailment that's growing new wish for the future.
Alzheimer's sickness is the second one most-feared affliction in the United States, following melanoma. It impacts as many as five million americans, a bunch which could bounce to sixteen million by means of 2050. it really is expected that, except potent preventions are came upon, 10 million child boomers will finally advance this irreversible and devastating mind disorder.
Until lately, clinical information on Alzheimer’s sickness used to be no longer comforting. yet long ago few years, advances in lots of medical areas—from diagnostic imaging to genetic analysis—have ended in an explosion of information with implications for remedy and prevention. this is often a thrilling time of discovery in Alzheimer's research.
Through The Alzheimer’s Project movie sequence, HBO Documentary movies illuminates the important breakthroughs happening within the box. one of many primary movies during this sequence, Momentum in Science, brings us contained in the laboratories and clinics of the nation’s best scientists and physicians who're clearing the trail to a deeper figuring out of Alzheimer’s ailment. through taking pictures the pleasure of those scientists and casting gentle on their groundbreaking discoveries, the movie seeks to deliver a much wider knowing of the disorder and new desire for destiny treatment.
This ebook deals a fair nearer examine the advances of this medical frontier. It investigates the advanced cascade of occasions that happens contained in the mind while somebody has Alzheimer’s sickness and indicates how scientists are operating to break this strategy and finally hinder the illness. In available prose, it examines particular facts of momentous growth, from the positive discovery of the original position of the beta-amyloid and tau proteins, to using puppy scans to trace adjustments within the mind and the analyses of cerebrospinal fluid to spot biomarkers that would aid us are expecting who will increase the sickness sooner or later. It additionally seems at present drug improvement and at what we will be able to do as members to very likely lessen our probability of constructing the disease.
The Alzheimer’s undertaking: Momentum in Science is an interesting tale of medical discovery that indicates what fresh breakthroughs may suggest for making improvements to our probabilities of last cognitively very important all through an extended life.
By B. Mark Keegan
This quantity within the wonderful Advances in Neurology sequence makes a speciality of a number of sclerosis and comparable demyelinating illnesses. a global team of specialists examines fresh advancements in analysis, remedy, and different points of medical administration. the newest state of the art learn at the reasons and mechanisms of those illnesses is additionally discussed.
Coverage comprises particular discussions on new diagnostic equipment and the position of neuroimaging in prognosis. Chapters current evidence-based therapy protocols and evaluate present medical checking out of latest therapies.