Estimating nationwide burden of stroke: the exciting but difficult challenge for the 21st century.

@article{Bjot2008EstimatingNB,
  title={Estimating nationwide burden of stroke: the exciting but difficult challenge for the 21st century.},
  author={Yannick B{\'e}jot and Maurice Giroud},
  journal={European journal of neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 12},
  pages={1259-60}
}
Despite recent improvements in both prevention and acute management of patients, stroke remains a major health issue that will be undoubtedly magnified over coming years. Indeed, in Europe, the proportion of over 65s, who are at a particularly high risk of stroke, will rise from 20% in 2000 to 35% in 2050 [1] suggesting a marked increase in the absolute… CONTINUE READING