Reducing death and disability from stroke: the role of governmental advocacy.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Governmental actions affect our lives and the lives of our fellow citizens in a variety of ways. This is certainly true for both the conduct of biomedical research and the provision of medical care. Governmental policy-makers require accurate information upon which to base their decisions. Stroke researchers and clinicians are uniquely suited to provide the facts, figures and statistics to help these officials weigh alternative options, and need to become actively involved in the advocacy efforts of their professional organizations. Although written from the perspective of the United States, the issues raised are relevant throughout the world.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goldstein, LB

Published Date

  • October 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 39 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 2898 - 2901

PubMed ID

  • 18688009

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1524-4628

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/STROKEAHA.108.526079


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States