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Chapter 1

Transient Ischemic Attack, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Ischemic Stroke: Risk Factors and Treatments

A stroke or traumatic brain injury (TBI) has multiple consequences for patients and their families, as well as healthcare providers and society. This chapter reviews the incidence and risk factors of transient ischemic attack (TIA; ‘mini-stroke’), stroke, and TBI. Treatments of TIA, ischemic stroke, and TBI are also presented, as well as possible hemorrhagic complications arising from thrombolytic therapy for ischemic stroke.

Publication details


Print publication date
22 Nov 2017
Copyright year
2018
Print ISBN
978-1-78262-950-4
PDF eISBN
978-1-78801-253-9
ePub eISBN
978-1-78801-337-6
From the book series:
Drug Discovery