Age and gender variations in the management of ischaemic stroke in China.

@article{Huang2010AgeAG,
  title={Age and gender variations in the management of ischaemic stroke in China.},
  author={Yining N Huang and Jiguang Wang and Jade Wei Wei and Alexander Peter Headley and Lawrence Ka Sing Wong and Emma Heeley and Hisatomi Arima and Jian Sun and Qiang Li and Ming Liu and Zhengyi Li and Li'e Wu and Yan Chun Cheng and Qi-fang Huang and Shi-Hong Zhang and En Xu and Qidong Yang and Chuanzhen Lu and Craig Anderson},
  journal={International journal of stroke : official journal of the International Stroke Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={5 5},
  pages={351-9}
}
BACKGROUND Stroke is a major health issue in China. AIMS We aimed to describe the management of patients admitted to hospitals in China with acute ischaemic stroke, and to determine whether there were any differences by age and gender. METHODS Using a multicentre prospective hospital register across all eight major economic (geographic) regions in China, data on the socioeconomic characteristics, medical history, clinical features, and in-hospital investigations, management, and outcomes… CONTINUE READING

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