The health loss from ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage: evidence from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)

@inproceedings{Cadilhac2010TheHL,
  title={The health loss from ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage: evidence from the North East Melbourne Stroke Incidence Study (NEMESIS)},
  author={Dominique A Cadilhac and Helen M. Dewey and Theo Vos and Robert C. Carter and Amanda G Thrift},
  booktitle={Health and quality of life outcomes},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND People suffering different types of stroke have differing demographic characteristics and survival. However, current estimates of disease burden are based on the same underlying assumptions irrespective of stroke type. We hypothesized that average Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs) lost from stroke would be different for ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH). METHODS We used 1 and 5-year data collected from patients with first-ever stroke participating in the North… CONTINUE READING
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