Show Summary Details
Page of

Central nervous system 

Central nervous system
Central nervous system

Daniel Scoffings

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD MEDICINE ONLINE ( © Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Medicine Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 23 June 2021

Acute ischaemic stroke 208

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis 212

Subarachnoid haemorrhage 216

Intracerebral haemorrhage 218

Carotid and vertebral artery dissection 220

Head injury 222

Spinal cord trauma 226

Intracranial tumour 228

Metastatic spinal cord compression 230

Meningitis and encephalitis 232

Hydrocephalus 236

‘Stroke’ is a clinical syndrome in which there is rapid onset of focal or global neurological signs which are of presumed vascular origin and which lasts at least 24hrs....

Access to the complete content on Oxford Medicine Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.