Low admission serum albumin as prognostic determinant of 30-day case fatality and adverse functional outcome following acute ischemic stroke

@inproceedings{Abubakar2013LowAS,
  title={Low admission serum albumin as prognostic determinant of 30-day case fatality and adverse functional outcome following acute ischemic stroke},
  author={Sani Atta Abubakar and Anas Ahmad Sabir and Mohammed Ndakotsu and Maryam Imam and Mohmmed Tasiu},
  booktitle={The Pan African medical journal},
  year={2013}
}
INTRODUCTION Over 80% of stroke deaths occur in low-income and middle-income regions of the world. Identification of predictors of mortality is vital so that prompt therapeutic measures could be instituted to improve outcome. Previous studies have identified factors such as stroke severity, stroke type, older age, impairment of consciousness and hyperglycaemia as predictors of mortality for acute stroke but mortality remain high among patients hospitalized for acute stroke. The study objective… CONTINUE READING

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