Research Article

New classification of stroke: preliminary communication.

Br Med J 1977; 2 doi: (Published 17 December 1977) Cite this as: Br Med J 1977;2:1578
  1. R Capildeo,
  2. S Haberman,
  3. F C Rose


    We describe a new method of classifying stroke using a cumulative numbering system. The method is simple and more explicit than currently used classifications, and could be useful for different agencies looking after patients with stroke in hospital or at home.