"Dr. Caplan does a good job of covering a very large topic. Many different subjects and situations are discussed... This book is highly recommended for those who have recently had someone in their family experience a stroke."--The Stroke Network
"This guide is meant to help patients participate more actively in their own care."--SciTech Book News (SciTech Book News 2010-05-03) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Louis R. Caplan, M.D. is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Stroke Service at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He serves on the editorial boards of a dozen leading neurology journals and has published numerous books and articles on the topic of stroke, including Striking Back at Stroke: A Doctor-Patient Journal (Dana Press, 2003). Dr. Caplan continues to consult on and care for patients with neurological conditions and still loves to teach and write.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.