1997 issue 4


Volume 13, issue 4


Znajomość problematyki udaru mózgu wśród personelu medycznego i w społeczeństwie. Przegląd piśmiennictwa

Witold Świderski1
1. Zakład Organizacji Ochrony Zdrowia Instytutu Psychiatrii i Neurologii w Warszawie
Farmakoterapia w Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1997, 4, 94-100


The article is a survey of papers concerning knowledge of stroke signs, symptom s and risk factors among patients, healthy people and medical staff of several countries. There are also presented factors delaying hospital admission in acute stroke, organization and effectiveness of American Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Departments. Comparison of diagnostic management and medical therapy of cerebral vascular diseases between primary care physicians of UK and USA is discussed.