Brain attack: Introduction

R. C. Heros, P. J. Camarata, Richard E Latchaw

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In today's medical community, the term 'brain attack' is used in two ways. It is used as a synonym for stroke, and also as a reference to an educational and logistic campaign aimed at earlier recognition and treatment of stroke. This article presents an introduction to both uses of the phrase 'brain attack,' and focuses on the need for a brain attack campaign.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)135-144
Number of pages10
JournalNeurosurgery Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology


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