Sex differences in management and outcome after stroke: a Swedish national perspective.

@article{Glader2003SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in management and outcome after stroke: a Swedish national perspective.},
  author={E L Glader and Birgitta Stegmayr and Bo Norrving and Andreas Ter{\'e}nt and Kerstin Hulter-Asberg and Philippus Wester and K. Asplund},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 8},
  pages={1970-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE It is disputed whether there are sex differences in management and outcome after stroke; early studies have shown inconsistent results. The objective of this study was to verify and explain differences between men and women in management and outcome after stroke in a national perspective. METHODS In 2001, 20 761 stroke patients were registered in Riks-Stroke, the national quality register for stroke care in Sweden in which all 84 hospitals participate. Data from 9… CONTINUE READING
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