Poststroke knowledge and symptom awareness: a global issue for secondary stroke prevention.

@article{Ellis2013PoststrokeKA,
  title={Poststroke knowledge and symptom awareness: a global issue for secondary stroke prevention.},
  author={Charles Ellis and Jessica Lauren Barley and Anouk L. Grubaugh},
  journal={Cerebrovascular diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={572-81}
}
BACKGROUND Stroke survivors are at a substantial risk of repeat stroke. Despite this, many stroke survivors continue their unhealthy prestroke lifestyles. Lack of knowledge related to stroke and stroke risk has been proposed as one contributor to the continuance of unhealthy lifestyles. A comprehensive literature currently exists related to knowledge of stroke and its risk factors and recognition of stroke symptoms in the general population, but less is known about these issues among stroke… CONTINUE READING