How much can be gained by more systematic prevention of stroke?

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Clinical trials and observational studies provide evidence for a wide range of interventions of proven value for preventing a first or recurrent stroke. The available data indicate that strategies for primordial, primary and secondary stroke prevention are not being optimally implemented. Although specific estimates are difficult to calculate, the impact of improving the use of the wide array of effective stroke preventive interventions would be substantial.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goldstein, LB

Published Date

  • November 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 266 - 271

PubMed ID

  • 18811743

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1747-4949

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/j.1747-4949.2008.00226.x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States