Clinical methods for diagnostic confirmation of stroke subtypes.

@article{Ricci1994ClinicalMF,
  title={Clinical methods for diagnostic confirmation of stroke subtypes.},
  author={Stefano Ricci and Maria Grazia Celani and Enrico Righetti},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={1994},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={290-5}
}
Clinicians faced with a patient having a sudden-onset, focal neurological deficit must answer three fundamental questions: is it a stroke?, is it ischemia or hemorrhage? and what kind of ischemic stroke is it? Clinical information (that is, history and examination) is immediately available to every physician, and its role in answering these questions is… CONTINUE READING