Innovative approaches helpful to enhance knowledge on weather-related stroke events over a wide geographical area and a large population.

@article{Morabito2011InnovativeAH,
  title={Innovative approaches helpful to enhance knowledge on weather-related stroke events over a wide geographical area and a large population.},
  author={Marco Morabito and Alfonso Crisci and Roberto Vallorani and Pietro Amedeo Modesti and Gian Franco Gensini and Simone Orlandini},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={593-600}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Results on the effect of weather on stroke occurrences are still confusing and controversial. The aim of this study was to retrospectively investigate in Tuscany (central Italy) the weather-related stroke events through the use of an innovative source of weather data (Reanalysis) together with an original statistical approach to quantify the prompt/delayed health effects of both cold and heat exposures. METHODS Daily stroke hospitalizations and meteorologic data from… CONTINUE READING
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