Atrial fibrillation and stroke: prevalence in different types of stroke and influence on early and long term prognosis (Oxfordshire community stroke project)

@article{Sandercock1992AtrialFA,
  title={Atrial fibrillation and stroke: prevalence in different types of stroke and influence on early and long term prognosis (Oxfordshire community stroke project)},
  author={Peter Ag Sandercock and John M. Bamford and Martin Dennis and Jeri Burn and Jim Slattery and Lesley Parry Jones and S Boonyakarnkul and Charles P. Warlow},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1992},
  volume={305 6867},
  pages={1460-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine in patients with first ever stroke whether atrial fibrillation influences clinical features, the need to perform computed tomography, and prognosis. DESIGN Observational cohort study with maximum follow up of 6.5 years. SETTING Primary care, based on 10 general practices in urban and rural Oxfordshire. SUBJECTS Consecutive series of 675 patients with first ever stroke registered in the Oxfordshire community stroke project. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Prevalence of… CONTINUE READING

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