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In France, the prevalence of stroke and the level of disability of stroke survivors are little known. The aim of this study was to evaluate functional limitations in adults at home and in institutions, with and without self-reported stroke. A survey named "the Disability Health survey" was carried out in people's homes (DHH) and in institutions (DHI).(More)
BACKGROUND In France in 2009, patients admitted to Multidisciplinary Inpatient Rehabilitation for stroke were sent to a neurological rehabilitation center (NRC) or a general or geriatric rehabilitation (GRC) service. OBJECTIVE To describe the functional outcome of stroke patients admitted for rehabilitation in France in 2009, both globally and as a(More)
BACKGROUND The type of medical coverage in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) may affect their treatment and outcome. METHODS AND RESULTS We used the reimbursement database from the French National Health Insurance to determine the impact of full medical coverage (Couverture Médicale Universelle Complémentaire, CMUC), a free supplemental(More)
INTRODUCTION This study evaluates comorbidities, primary and secondary drug prevention and two years survival among patients hospitalized for stroke during the first half of 2008. METHODS First hospitalization with stroke diagnosis was identified by using the national hospital discharge database and linked to the reimbursement database of the(More)
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