IRVING S. WRIGHT, M.D., F.A.C.P.
Four years ago I presented before the Annual Session of the College a brief analysis of the state of knowledge concerning certain major aspects of the problem of strokes.1 Emphasis was placed on the need for greater interest in this field, which is so important individually, numerically (approximately 2,000,000 persons living today have had strokes, and about 200,000 die each year from this cause), and economically. While major problems in this area remain unsolved, it is with pleasure that we can now recount signs of substantial progress. There has been a great increase in interest on the part of investigators
WRIGHT IS. THE PATHOGENESIS, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF STROKES: A PROGRESS REPORT*†. Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:1004–1021. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-49-5-1004
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