Variables associated with 7-day, 30-day, and 1-year fatality after ischemic stroke.

@article{Saposnik2008VariablesAW,
  title={Variables associated with 7-day, 30-day, and 1-year fatality after ischemic stroke.},
  author={Gustavo Saposnik and Michael D Hill and MARTIN W. O'DONNELL and Jiming Fang and Vladimir Hachinski and Moira K. Kapral},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 8},
  pages={2318-24}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Seven-day, 30-day, and 1-year case-fatality indicators have been used to compare stroke care among hospitals, provinces, and countries and to implement quality improvement strategies. However, limited information is available concerning variables associated with stroke case fatality at these different points in time. We sought to identify and compare variables associated with 7-day, 30-day, and 1-year stroke fatality. METHODS This was a cohort study of consecutive… CONTINUE READING

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