Variability of the diagnosis of stroke by clinical judgement and by a scoring method.

@article{Hatano1976VariabilityOT,
  title={Variability of the diagnosis of stroke by clinical judgement and by a scoring method.},
  author={Shuichi Hatano},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1976},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={533-40}
}
  • Shuichi Hatano
  • Published 1976 in Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Existing criteria for the diagnosis of acute cerebrovascular disease (stroke) have not been satisfactory in epidemiological studies. Variability of the diagnosis of stroke, which had not been studied before, was investigated in a WHO collaborative study. Intra-observer and inter-observer variation of the diagnosis of stroke was studied by means of 45 case reports drawn at random from among those included in the study. Diagnosis of stroke and of the type of stroke was made by clinical judgement… CONTINUE READING
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