George Hademenos

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S troke ranks as the third leading cause of death in the United States. It is now estimated that there are more than 700 000 incident strokes annually and 4.4 million stroke survivors. 1,2 The economic burden of stroke was estimated by the American Heart Association to be $51 billion (direct and indirect costs) in 1999. 3 Despite the advent of treatment of(More)
Adams HP, Brott T, Crowell RM, et al. Guidelines for the management of patients with acute ischemic stroke: A statement for healthcare professionals from a special writing group of the stroke council, American Heart Association. Adams HP, Brott TG, Furlan AJ, et al. Guidelines for thrombolytic therapy for acute stroke: A supplement to the guidelines for the(More)
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In response to the need to educate physicians about stroke, we have implemented an educational program on stroke prevention for undergraduate medical students within the first-year neuroscience course. This study investigated whether first-year students learned and retained key information about stroke, and used students' feedback(More)
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