Overwork, stroke, and karoshi-death from overwork.

  title={Overwork, stroke, and karoshi-death from overwork.},
  author={D R Ke},
  journal={Acta neurologica Taiwanica},
  volume={21 2},
  • D R Ke
  • Published 2012 in Acta neurologica Taiwanica
Karoshi, death from over-work, is usually the extreme result of acute cardiovascular events including stroke. Among 203 karoshi cases received worker compensation in Japan, sixty percent died of stroke. Karoshi is a term for social medicine originated form Japan. Literature reviews on karoshi found that long overtime at work, on duty in holidays, attending… CONTINUE READING