ISBN : 9781632413970
Publisher : haylemedical
Language : English
Category : Engineering Technology in Medicine
Publication Year : 2016
Price : USD 150.00
Description : Stroke is the scientific term used for brain attack. It occurs due to a blood clot that stops the flow of blood or a ruptured blood vessel which results into excessive flow of blood to the brain, causing hemorrhage. It could be of two types ischemic, which is caused due to loss of blood supply and hemorrhagic, that occurs due to excessive bleeding within the skull cavity. These attacks generally leave a person with damaged brain, hampered body movement, abnormal speech and weakness in arms and legs. This book is a compilation of chapters that discuss the most vital concepts and emerging trends in the field of stroke research. It will help the readers in keeping pace with the rapid changes in this area. This book will provide interesting topics for research which readers can take up. It will serve as a valuable source of reference for neurobiologists, medical practioners, researchers and students.
Author's Description :
Robin Deaver, MD, PhD specializes in neurology and neuroradiology. His academic and research interests lie in the study of ischemic stroke and stroke rehabilitation. He serves as an associate professor at a medical university in United Kingdom. He has received several awards for his teaching and research contributions. Deaver has authored and edited numerous articles, journal papers and books in the field of neuroscience and neurology.