Caplan's Stroke - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781416047216, 9781437711165

Caplan's Stroke

4th Edition

A Clinical Approach

Author: Louis Caplan
eBook ISBN: 9781437711165
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416047216
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 21st May 2009
Page Count: 688

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Updated and revised, this new edition of Caplan’s Stroke continues to provide a concise and pragmatic approach to the evaluation, diagnosis, and management of adult and pediatric stroke patients. Dr. Caplan—a highly esteemed stroke authority— shares with you his vast experience and wisdom as a stroke clinician, including his time-tested strategies and unique clinical pearls that you can implement into your own practice. Expanded coverage of imaging and laboratory diagnosis and treatment as well as extensive revisions throughout, brings you the latest advances on prevention, complications, and rehabilitation. The use of case studies illustrates the types of clinical scenarios you may experience in practice. And, its conversational, easy-to-read format make Caplan’s Stroke an ideal resource for general neurologists, non-neurologists, and stroke specialists alike.

Key Features

  • Discusses all cerebrovascular diseases to help you differentiate among all types of stroke so you can treat each patient appropriately.
  • Takes a distinctly personal and individual approach to general principles, pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation, offering practical, clinical guidance on stroke and stroke related issues.
  • Provides detailed discussions on stroke syndromes in children and adults, including large artery occlusive disease of the anterior circulation, brain embolism, spinal cord stroke, and many, many more, to help you better manage every condition you see.
  • Uses case studies to highlight and emphasize clinical points.


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About the Author

Louis Caplan

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Senior Neurologist, Director of Stroke Service, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, USA