Identification of modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors for neurologic deterioration after acute ischemic stroke.

@article{Siegler2013IdentificationOM,
  title={Identification of modifiable and nonmodifiable risk factors for neurologic deterioration after acute ischemic stroke.},
  author={James E Siegler and Amelia K. Boehme and A D Manoj Kumar and Michael A Gillette and Karen C. Albright and T. Mark Beasley and Sheryl Martin-Schild},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={e207-13}
}
BACKGROUND Neurologic deterioration (ND) after ischemic stroke has been shown to impact short-term functional outcome and is associated with in-hospital mortality. METHODS Patients with acute ischemic stroke who presented between July 2008 and December 2010 were identified and excluded for in-hospital stroke, presentation >48 hours since last seen normal, or unknown time of last seen normal. Clinical and laboratory data, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) scores, and episodes… CONTINUE READING
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