Stroke and stroke care in China: huge burden, significant workload, and a national priority.

@article{Liu2011StrokeAS,
  title={Stroke and stroke care in China: huge burden, significant workload, and a national priority.},
  author={Liping Liu and David Xiaowei Wang and Ka-sing Lawrence Wong and Yilong Wang},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 12},
  pages={
          3651-4
        }
}
At the same time as the world recognizes the rapid economic development in China, Chinese healthcare system has also had significant improvement. However, this nation of 1.4 billion faces tough challenges in treating stroke, the leading cause of death in China. The recently completed Chinese National Stroke Registry has provided new information on the status of stroke epidemiology, diagnosis, management, and prevention strategies in China. In this article, we summarized these new findings… CONTINUE READING

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