Acute stroke in very old people: clinical features and predictors of in-hospital mortality.

@article{Arboix2000AcuteSI,
  title={Acute stroke in very old people: clinical features and predictors of in-hospital mortality.},
  author={Adri{\`a} Arboix and Lu{\'i}s Garc{\'i}a-Eroles and Juan B Massons and Montserrat Oliveres and Cec{\'i}lia Targa},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={36-41}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine demographic characteristics, clinical features, neuroimaging data, and outcome of all acute stroke events occurring in individuals aged 85 years or older. DESIGN Collection of data from a prospective hospital-based stroke registry. SETTING Between January 1986 and December 1995, the data was collected of 2,000 stroke patients admitted consecutively to the department of neurology ( having 25 beds and an acute stroke unit) of Sagrat Cor-L'Alianza Hospital of Barcelona… CONTINUE READING