3. Ischemic Stroke

  1. Sheila A. Alexander RN, PhD
  1. Lori M. Massaro

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704950.ch3

Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions

Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions

How to Cite

Massaro, L. M. (2012) Ischemic Stroke, in Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions (ed S. A. Alexander), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704950.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958759

Online ISBN: 9781118704950

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Keywords:

  • Acute care;
  • Cerebral ischemia;
  • Hypercoagulability/thrombophilia;
  • Ischemic stroke;
  • Post-acute-stroke placement and care;
  • Return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC);
  • Stroke prevention;
  • Thrombotic and embolic stroke

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Prevalence/Incidence

  • Acute Medical Events that Result in Cerebral Ischemia

  • Chronic Causes of Ischemic Stroke

  • Stroke Prevention

  • Risk Factor Modification

  • Acute Care

  • Long-Term Care of the Stroke Patient

  • Post-Acute-Stroke Placement and Care

  • Summary

  • References