Key Features

  • Offers practical, clinical guidance on stroke and stroke related issues, such as atherosclerotic cerebral infarction, non-atherosclerotic cerebral vasculopathies, cardiac disorders, and disorders of hemostasis to broaden your knowledge base.
  • Includes an overview of stroke types, risk factors, prognosis, and diagnostic strategies in neonates, children, and young adults to help you better manage every condition you see.
  • Discusses the diverse etiologies of stroke in children and young adults to increase awareness in the differences of presenting signs between children and adults.

Details

No. of pages:
368
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323313704
eBook ISBN:
9780702038839
Print ISBN:
9780750674188

About the author

José Biller

José Biller, M.D., FACP, FAAN, FANA, FAHA Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA Dr. José Biller is Professor of Neurology and Neurological Surgery and Chairperson of the Department of Neurology at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Biller served as Director of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) from 1994 to 2001, and President of the ABPN in 2001. He is Chief Editor of the Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases and Frontiers in Neurology, and an editorial board member and reviewer for an array of other national and international journals and publications. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association, American College of Physicians, and the Stroke Council of the American Heart Association. He has published more than 320 peer-reviewed articles, more than 135 book chapters, and numerous books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA