Identification of the patient at risk: an optometric role in the prevention of stroke.

  • Barry J Barresi
  • Published 1978 in Journal of the American Optometric Association


Identification of patients at risk for stroke and institution of medical management to reduce risk are the essentials of preventing stroke. Optometrists can play a role in the prevention by identifying patients at risk and directing them to appropriate medical care. The paper reviews the pathogenesis and clinical presentation of thrombotic, embolic and… (More)


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