Accuracy of the Siriraj and Guy's Hospital Stroke Scores in urban South Africans.

@article{Connor2007AccuracyOT,
  title={Accuracy of the Siriraj and Guy's Hospital Stroke Scores in urban South Africans.},
  author={Myles Dean Connor and Girish Modi and Charles P. Warlow},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2007},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={62-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The burden of stroke in sub-Saharan Africa is already high and likely to increase, but few patients with stroke have access to brain imaging. Distinguishing pathologic stroke types is relevant both for clinical management and epidemiologic studies. We assessed the accuracy of two stroke scores in distinguishing stroke types in a population known to have a high prevalence of intracranial hemorrhage but low prevalence of atherosclerosis and compared them with the clinicians… CONTINUE READING