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Of those who survived a stroke, 30% received outpatient rehabilitation.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Outpatient Rehabilitation Among Stroke Survivors: 21 states and the District of Columbia. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2007; 56: 504-7. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5620a4.htm

Reference

Title
Outpatient Rehabilitation Among Stroke Survivors: 21 states and the District of Columbia
Publication
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Pages
504-7
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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