Stroke--incidence, mortality, morbidity and risk.

  title={Stroke--incidence, mortality, morbidity and risk.},
  author={Timothy John Ingall},
  journal={Journal of insurance medicine},
  volume={36 2},
In the United States, 700,000 strokes, responsible for 165,000 deaths, occur each year. Worldwide, stroke is the 2nd leading cause of death. Stroke is a major health problem; and as the population ages, its significance will grow. This paper reviews the epidemiology of stroke, the identification of modifiable risk factors, and some of the options for intervention that can reduce stroke-related mortality and morbidity. Though the diagnosis and care of stroke patients has improved, mortality… CONTINUE READING


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