J. G. PINCOCK, M.D.
During the last 10 years the profession and public alike have become more and more concerned about the increasing extent of morbidity from cerebrovascular disease.
In 1955 serious concern was expressed by Wright1 about the social implications of invalidism resulting from this disorder. As far back as 1888 Gowers2 had listed in his textbook of medicine some of the problems in relationship to morbidity and recovery which were significant in the management of this disease. One of the major difficulties in evaluating new modes of management has been the lack of adequate knowledge of the natural course of the condition,
PINCOCK JG. THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CEREBRAL THROMBOSIS1. Ann Intern Med. ;46:925–930. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-46-5-925
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1957;46(5):925-930.
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