Knowledge of risk among patients at increased risk for stroke.

  title={Knowledge of risk among patients at increased risk for stroke.},
  author={Gregory P Samsa and Stuart J. Cohen and Larry B. Goldstein and Arthur J. Bonito and Pamela W Duncan and Cam Enarson and G H Defriese and Ronnie Horner and David Bruce Matchar},
  volume={28 5},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Patients who recognize their increased risk for stroke are more likely to engage in (and comply with) stroke prevention practices than those who do not. We describe perceived risk of stroke among a nationally diverse sample of patients at increased risk for stroke and determine whether patients' knowledge of their stroke risk varied according to patients' demographic and clinical characteristics. METHODS Respondents were recruited from the Academic Medical Center… CONTINUE READING

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