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Oxford Case Histories in TIA and Stroke

Oxford Case Histories in TIA and Stroke

Oxford Case Histories in TIA and Stroke

Based around the core curriculum for specialist trainees, Oxford Case Histories in TIA and Stroke features 51 well-structured, peer-reviewed cases from the Oxford Hospitals giving detailed coverage of the specialty, including diagnostic and management dilemmas. Each case comprises a brief clinical history and the relevant examination findings; details of investigations undertaken, followed by questions on differential diagnosis and management; and detailed answers and discussion. The question-and-answer format is designed to enhance the reader’s diagnostic ability and clinical understanding. As part of the Oxford Case Histories series, this book is aimed at post-membership trainees and consultants and will be a useful resource for those preparing for exit examinations or revalidation. It will also be of interest to those who wish to improve their skills in diagnosis and management of a broad range of stroke disorders.

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Sarah Pendlebury trained in Cambridge, Oxford and France before undertaking a DPhil in MRI studies of stroke recovery at Oxford. She completed her clinical training at Oxford where she is now Consultant physician and geriatrician in the Biomedical Research Centre and Senior Clinical Fellow affiliated to the University Department of Clinical Neurology. Ursula Schulz studied medicine at RWTH Aachen University in Germany. After completing her MD thesis and doing a house job in neurology, she moved to the UK in 1996. She completed her general medical training and gained her MRCP in Glasgow before moving to Oxford, where she worked as a Wellcome Clinical Research Fellow. She now works as a NIHR Clinician Scientist and Honorary Consultant Neurologist in the Stroke Prevention Unit at the University of Oxford and at the John Radcliffe Hospital. Peter Rothwell trained at Edinburgh and Oxford. He completed an MD on the neuroendocrine response to acute illness and subsequently a PhD on stroke prevention in patients with carotid stenosis. He is currently professor of clinical neurology at Oxford, director of the Stroke Prevention Research Unit, and a practising neurologist.
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