Predicting 3-month mortality among patients hospitalized for first-ever acute ischemic stroke.

@article{Chang2006Predicting3M,
  title={Predicting 3-month mortality among patients hospitalized for first-ever acute ischemic stroke.},
  author={Ku-Chou Chang and M P Tseng and T R Tan and C T Liou},
  journal={Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi},
  year={2006},
  volume={105 4},
  pages={310-7}
}
BACKGROUND The clinical course of patients with acute ischemic stroke tends to be unstable. Understanding the factors contributing to the progression of stroke is important for the appropriate management of patients. This study investigated the factors related to 3-month mortality at admission in patients with first-ever acute ischemic stroke. METHODS Patients with first-ever acute ischemic stroke consecutively admitted to a medical center in Taiwan within 48 hours after stroke onset were… CONTINUE READING

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