Randomized controlled study of stroke unit care versus stroke team care in different stroke subtypes.

@article{Evans2002RandomizedCS,
  title={Randomized controlled study of stroke unit care versus stroke team care in different stroke subtypes.},
  author={Andrew M. Evans and Farzaneh Harraf and Nora Donaldson and Lalit Kalra},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2002},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={449-55}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The benefits of stroke unit management may vary according to stroke subtype. A post hoc analysis of the influence of stroke subtype on stroke unit effectiveness was undertaken by using prospective data collected in a randomized controlled trial. METHODS Two hundred sixty-seven patients with moderately severe ischemic stroke (164 with large-vessel infarcts and 103 with lacunar infarcts) were randomly allocated to treatment in stroke units or in general medical wards with… CONTINUE READING