Pathophysiology and classification of stroke
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Pathophysiology and classification of stroke

Chris Collins Lecturer, Adult nursing, School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery, University of Paisley, Scotland

There are a wide variety of causes of stroke and as many different forms of presentation, depending on the area of the brain affected. This article describes how different types of stroke present and outlines the likely outcome for patients for each type.

Nursing Standard. 21, 28,35-39. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.03.21.28.35.c4533

Correspondence

coll-nml@wpmail.paisley.ac.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review