Stroke: A Practical Guide to ManagementBMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7097.1840 (Published 21 June 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1840
- Martin M Brown, reader in neurology
- St George's Hospital Medical School, London
C P Warlow, M S Dennis, J van Gijn, G J Hankey, P A G Sandercock, J M Bamford, J Wardlaw: Blackwell Science, £99.50, pp 664 ISBN 0 865 42874 3
The value of this book was obvious before I had even opened a single page. Clinicians and research fellows kept borrowing the book from my desk, and now every member of the department has acquired a copy.
This book's publication is timely. For many years, patients with stroke have suffered from lack of interest and poorly organised services. At worst, they have been relegated to a corner of a ward and neglected. The 664 pages of this book provide ample testimony to the active nature of modern stroke management. Many more doctors interested in stroke are required, and this book should whet …