This book provides a concise review for practitioners in preparation for the Vascular Neurology Boards including the Maintenance of Certification exam.
A valuable second edition, expertly written text is supplemented with new treatment paradigms as well as new and updated trial results.
Beginning with a general overview on how to prepare for the exam, this practical guide emphasizes clinically relevant scientific principles that must be mastered by the stroke clinician.
Subsequent chapters examine specific epidemiological risk factors that can cause strokes, and discuss stroke pathophysiology, classification, and vascular neuroanatomy.
Further subject analysis extends to specific demographics who are genetically predisposed to experiencing a stroke, including those with comorbidities and preexisting conditions.
Closing chapters then focus on systems of treatment, such as stroke rehab, pharmacology, and various systems of care.
Vascular Neurology Board Review, Second Edition, is not only written to act as a guide for the neurology resident and fellow, but also as a useful framework for non-neurologists.