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June 1965

Cerebral Infarction.

Arch Neurol. 1965;12(6):658. doi:10.1001/archneur.1965.00460300106016

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The most valuable aspects of this 200-page volume relate to Dr. Carter's own observations on the natural history and prognosis of cerebral infarction as well as those relating to the treatment of cerebral infarction with anticoagulation. Although most of the observations he has recorded in this book have previously appeared in article form, it is useful for them to be reviewed in this fashion, and to have Dr. Carter's thoughtful survey of other clinical contributions to the literature, in addition to his own. He has rightfully attempted to point out the varying hiati in our present fund of information concerning the management of cerebral infarction. His own contributions to the knowledge of the natural history and therapy of cerebral infarction should stimulate other independent investigators to attempt to approach difficult clinical problems in a similarly dispassionate and scientific fashion.

The first few chapters of the book deal with the anatomy

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