Prediction of outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage: timing of clinical assessment.

  title={Prediction of outcome after subarachnoid hemorrhage: timing of clinical assessment.},
  author={Carlina E. van Donkelaar and Nicolaas A. Bakker and Nic J.G.M. Veeger and Maarten Uyttenboogaart and Jan D. M. Metzemaekers and Omid S Eshghi and Aryan Mazuri and Mahrouz Foumani and Gert-Jan Luijckx and Rob J. M. Groen and J. Marc C. van Dijk},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={126 1},
OBJECTIVE Currently, early prediction of outcome after spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) lacks accuracy despite multiple studies addressing this issue. The clinical condition of the patient on admission as assessed using the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) grading scale is currently considered the gold standard. However, the timing of the clinical assessment is subject to debate, as is the contribution of additional predictors. The aim of this study was to identify… 

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