Because of reduced mortality rates, the number of stroke survivors who are non-institutionalized increased from 2.0 to 2.4 million between 1980 and 1991.
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Effectiveness of treating ischemic stroke victims with rt-PA within 3 hours of symptom onset
A study of the effectiveness of treating ischemic stroke victims with rt-PA within 3 hours of symptom onset found an estimated impact on long-term health outcomes of 564 quality-adjusted life-years saved… [ Get More Details ]
While treatment with antihypertensives has already generated a benefit-to-cost ratio of at least 6:1 (6:1 for women and 10:1 for men), more effective use of antihypertensive medication would have an… [ Get More Details ]