This guide serves as a readable, informative text which describes this clinical approach to stroke, including succinct descriptions of the underlying pathophysiology of stroke and clearly expressed advice regarding clinical diagnosis and management. The book will stand as an indispensable reference for medical students, MRCP trainees, SpRs and stroke medicine consultants.
CLINICAL APPROACH. Classification. Clinical evaluation. Imaging. Clinical anatomy. Epidemiology. Vascular dementia. CAUSES. Common causes of ischaemic stroke. Intracerebral haemorrhage. Subarachnoid haemorrhage. Dissection. Rare causes. Cerebral venous thrombosis. TREATMENT. Neuroprotection. Acute medical therapy. Prevention. Rehabilitation.