Guidelines for the treatment and prevention of stroke in children.

  title={Guidelines for the treatment and prevention of stroke in children.},
  author={G A DeVeber and Fenella Jane Kirkham},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  volume={7 11},
Stroke in children diff ers from stroke in adults in many ways, with a high occurrence of haemorrhage and a rarity of established atherosclerosis seen in children. A new set of guidelines for the management of stroke in infants and children and a revised edition of earlier guidelines have recently been published. The guidelines of the American Heart Association Stroke Council are written by neurologists and neurosurgeons and focus on the diagnosis of ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke in… CONTINUE READING


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