Outcome after stroke upon awakening.

  title={Outcome after stroke upon awakening.},
  author={Janel O Nadeau and Jiming Fang and Moira K. Kapral and Frank L. Silver and Michael D Hill},
  journal={The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques},
  volume={32 2},
BACKGROUND An estimated 20-25% of all strokes occur during sleep and these patients wake up with their deficits. This study evaluated outcomes among patients who woke up with stroke compared to those who were awake at stroke onset. METHODS Using data from the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network Phases 1 and 2, we compared demographics, clinical data and six-month outcomes between patients with stroke-on-awakening versus stroke-while-awake. Strokes of all types (ischemic stroke, transient… CONTINUE READING


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