Stroke Essentials for Primary Care

A Practical Guide

  • David Alway
  • John Walden Cole

Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Special Topics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. David Alway
      Pages 1-8
    3. Amytis Towfighi, David S. Liebeskind
      Pages 69-79
    4. Mahmut Edip Gurol, Harold P. Adams
      Pages 81-105
    5. Mahmut Edip Gurol, Harold P. Adams
      Pages 107-120
    6. Eric McDade, Steven Kittner
      Pages 123-146
    7. John W. Cole
      Pages 147-158
    8. A. G. Vaishnav
      Pages 159-169
    9. Marcella Wozniak, Karen Yarbrough
      Pages 171-182
    10. W. Alvin McElveen
      Pages 183-192
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 193-202

About this book


Stroke Essentials for Primary Care: A Practical Guide is a must-have resource, offering the essential, practical knowledge required to evaluate and treat stroke patients. While an indispensable guide for primary care clinicians, including family practitioners and medical internists who often assume the care of stroke patients without the aid of a neurologist (primarily in underserved areas), the information contained herein is also an invaluable resource to all physicians in training, especially residents and fellows in neurology, cardiology, and surgery, among others. Stroke Essentials for Primary Care: A Practical Guide provides the latest diagnostic and treatment information that allows for greater clinical confidence. Designed to allow easy access to essential information, most chapters include a quick summary of their content and conclusions. Chapters review information on such topics as distinguishing features of presentation, rapid determination of stroke type, prevention strategies, long-term complications, and special topics that may apply to specific populations. Targeted and easy to read, Stroke Essentials for Primary Care: A Practical Guide is an essential resource for all practitioners in primary care medicine and specialty physicians in training.


Carotid Artery Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Hemorrhage Hypercoagulable Intracerebral Ischemic Stroke Subarachnoid neurology

Editors and affiliations

  • David Alway
    • 1
  • John Walden Cole
    • 2
  1. 1.The Neurology and Headache Treatment CenterAlexandriaUSA
  2. 2.Baltimore VA Medical CenterUniversity of MarylandBaltimoreUSA

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