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By Raymond R. Townsend MD, Susan P. Steigerwalt MD, FASH, FACP (auth.), Venkatesh Aiyagari, Philip B. Gorelick (eds.)

This well timed quantity addresses the intimate pathophysiologic dating among high blood pressure and heart problems. high blood pressure is without doubt one of the most crucial international public wellbeing and fitness demanding situations, and its courting to stroke and different catastrophic cerebrovascular ailments is a space of transforming into knowing. during this awesome ebook, the editors and authors truly and concisely synthesize our constructing wisdom and position epidemiologic and physiologic details right into a sensible medical context. finished chapters current the facts assisting innovations for stroke prevention and care, together with blood strain reducing treatments, anti-coagulation, and administration of alternative cerebrovascular danger components. as well as prescriptive measures for first stroke prevention, the booklet illuminates present regimens for care instantly after acute stroke and for the prevention of recurrent stroke. a different part is devoted to the exploration of the interplay among increased blood strain and mind functionality and cognition. The concluding bankruptcy presents a source in the direction of optimizing the association of stroke care. high blood pressure and Stroke is of serious application for experts in neurology and cardiovascular drugs and a necessary sensible source for all physicians taking good care of older adults and hypertensive patients.

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