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The estimated cost of stroke for the first 30 days after the event is $20,346 for severe ischemic strokes and $13,019 for mild ones.

Leibson, CL, T Hu, RD Brown, SL Hass, WM Oâ??Fallon, and JP Whisnaut. Utilization of Acute Care Services in the Year Before and After First Stroke: A population-based study. Neurology. 1996; 46(3): 861-9. Utilization of Acute Care Services in the Year Before and After First Stroke

Reference

Title
Utilization of Acute Care Services in the Year Before and After First Stroke: A population-based study
Publication
Neurology
Publication Date
1996
Authors
Leibson, CL, T Hu, RD Brown, SL Hass, WM Oâ??Fallon, and JP Whisnaut
Volume & Issue
Volume 46, Issue 3
Pages
861-9
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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