Acute treatment and long-term management of stroke in developing countries.

  title={Acute treatment and long-term management of stroke in developing countries.},
  author={Michael Brainin and Yvonne Teuschl and Lalit Kalra},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  volume={6 6},
Developing countries have some of the highest stroke mortality rates in the world that account for over two-thirds of stroke deaths worldwide. Hospital-based studies suggest that the patterns of stroke types and causes of stroke differ between developing and developed countries, resulting in differing needs for acute and long-term care. Data on stroke care provision in developing countries are sparse and most of the available studies are biased towards urban settings in reasonably resourced… CONTINUE READING

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