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In one year alone (1990), stroke led to more than 100,000 nursing home admissions with a mean length of stay of 432 days.

Taylor, TN, PH Davis, JC Torner, J Holmes, JW Meyer, and MF Jacobson. Lifetime Cost of Stroke in the United States. Stroke. 1996; 27(9): 149-66. http://stroke.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/27/9/1459

Reference

Title
Lifetime Cost of Stroke in the United States
Publication
Stroke
Publication Date
1996
Authors
Taylor, TN, PH Davis, JC Torner, J Holmes, JW Meyer, and MF Jacobson
Volume & Issue
Volume 27, Issue 9
Pages
149-66
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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