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20% of stroke survivors require institutional care within 3 months after onset and 15% to 30% are permanently disabled.

Steinwachs, Donald M., Ruth L. Collins-Nakai, Lawrence H. Cohn, Arthur Garson, Jr., and Michael J. Wolk. The Future of Cardiology: Utilization and costs of care. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2000; 35(4): 1092-9. https://www.google.com/search?q=The+Future+of+Cardiology%3A+Utilization+and+costs+of+care&rlz=1C1GGRV_enUS751US751&oq=The+Future+of+Cardiology%3A+Utilization+and+costs+of+care&aqs=chrome..69i57j69i60j69i64l2.624j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Reference

Title
The Future of Cardiology: Utilization and costs of care
Publication
J Am Coll Cardiol
Publication Date
2000
Authors
Steinwachs, Donald M., Ruth L. Collins-Nakai, Lawrence H. Cohn, Arthur Garson, Jr., and Michael J. Wolk
Volume & Issue
Volume 35, Issue 4
Pages
1092-9
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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