The validity of a simple clinical classification of acute ischaemic stroke

@article{Wardlaw1996TheVO,
  title={The validity of a simple clinical classification of acute ischaemic stroke},
  author={Joanna M. Wardlaw and Martin Dennis and Richard I Lindley and Robin J. Sellar and C. P. Wadaw},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={1996},
  volume={243},
  pages={274-279}
}
The aim of the study reported here was to test the validity of a simple clinical classification of acute ischaemic stroke (Oxfordshire Community Stroke Project, OCSP) in predicting the site and size of cerebral infarction on computed tomography (CT). Consecutive patients admitted to hospital with acute ischaemic stroke were prospectively identified and classified into one of four clinical syndromes according to the OCSP classification, blind to the result of CT. The CT brain scans were… CONTINUE READING
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