Stroke: Stroke outcomes after 90 days-out of sight, out of mind?

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Abstract

A recent study has found that one in six people who are independent at 3 months after stroke deteriorate and need assistance by 12 months. Older women with comorbidities, and patients not given appropriate secondary stroke prevention were most at risk. Anticipation and prevention of deterioration could help reduce the later burden of stroke.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)187-188
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Neurology
Volume11
Issue number4
Early online date10 Mar 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015

Keywords

  • preventive medicine
  • quality of life
  • risk factors
  • stroke

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