RUSSELL BRAIN, F.A.C.P. (Hon.)
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The number of deaths from vascular lesions of the nervous system in England and Wales is large and growing larger every year. According to the Registrar General's figures, in 1942 the number was 56,048 and in 1952 it was 69,388, or approximately 14% of the total deaths. I have analyzed a series of 100 hospital patients admitted to the neurological department at the London Hospital and 100 patients seen in private consultation, all suffering from cerebral vascular disease, with special reference to their age distribution and the nature of their lesion and the correlation between the two. From the chart
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BRAIN R. CEREBRAL VASCULAR DISORDERS(CEREBRAL VASCULAR DISORDERS*†)(CEREBRAL VASCULAR DISORDERS*†). Ann Intern Med. 1954;41:675–681. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-4-675
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1954;41(4):675-681.
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