Stroke: Are care and outcomes better for participants of stroke trials?

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A recent observational study showed that patients with stroke who participated in clinical research received better care and had lower mortality than patients who did not participate. However, the study has several limitations, and the available evidence suggests that patients should not be advised that participation in research improves outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)498-499
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Neurology
Issue number9
Early online date26 Aug 2016
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2016



  • clinical trials
  • stroke

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