Long-term stroke prognosis in relation to medical prevention and lifestyle factors. A prospective population-based study.

@article{Li2008LongtermSP,
  title={Long-term stroke prognosis in relation to medical prevention and lifestyle factors. A prospective population-based study.},
  author={Cairu Li and Gunnar Engstrom and Lars Janzon and Bo Hedblad},
  journal={Cerebrovascular diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={526-32}
}
BACKGROUND Few studies have focused on the quality of secondary prevention among long-term stroke survivors. This study explores the intensity of medical intervention and the impact of lifestyle and other risk factors on the long-term stroke prognosis in a population-based setting of Swedish individuals with a history of stroke. METHODS A population-based cohort (n = 28,449) in Malmo, Sweden, was recruited during 1991-1996. Of them, 394 had a history of stroke, according to self-reported… CONTINUE READING

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