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Stroke: A Clinical Approach.

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Edited by Caplan Louis R., Stein Robert W.. . 343 pages. Butterworths; , Boston: , 1986.. $34.95.

Ann Intern Med. 1987;106(5):790. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-106-5-790_2
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Success is assured for this book. It is written by well-knownexperts for a broad audience and presents information well. Stroke is the third commonest cause of death in the United States. The editors have combined a patient-oriented, grand-rounds format with precise, indepth information about all aspects of cerebrovascular disease. This combination provides the most interesting and comprehensive presentation of stroke for the clinician that I have encountered. Anatomic and physiologic facts about stroke are integrated with case histories of suitably selected patients.

A few specific highlights: The clinical findings in patients with carotid artery obstruction and the appropriate collateral circulation


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