Table of contents for Stroke / Louis R. Caplan.

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Contents
About the AAN Press Quality of Life Guides
Foreword
Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D.
Preface
Chapter 1	Introduction: Why is stroke so important?
Chapter 2	What is a stroke? What are the causes? What are the different kinds 
of stroke?
Chapter 3	What are the medical conditions capable of causing the blood vessel and 
heart damage that leads to stroke?
Chapter 4	How can strokes be prevented? What are the risk factors for stroke and 
how can they be reduced? 
Chapter 5	What is the appearance of the brain and how does it work? 
Chapter 6	What are the arteries and veins that supply the brain? 
Chapter 7	What are the different symptoms of stroke? What abnormalities do doctors 
look for and find in stroke patients?
Chapter 8	How can doctors tell what caused a stroke? What tests are used to evaluate 
individuals who may have had a stroke?	
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Chapter 9	What treatments are available?
Chapter 10	What are the complications of stroke?
Chapter 11	What are some of the dysfunctions, disabilities, and handicaps that remain 
after a stroke?
Chapter 12	How does recovery from stroke occur? How can recovery be improved? 
What is rehabilitation? Where is it performed and by whom?
Chapter 13	How does one person's stroke affect others?
Chapter 14	What does the future hold? What research is being pursued?
APPENDICES
Appendix A:	Review of Four Patients
Appendix B: 		Tips for Stroke Heros and Those Who Care For Them
			by Cleo Hutton, L.P.N.
Appendix C:		Negotiating the Insurance Maze
			by Dorothy E. Northrop M.S.W., A.C.S.W. and Kimberly Calder
Glossary
Suggested Reading
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Cerebrovascular disease -- Popular works.