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The mean hospitalization costs for patients admitted for stroke range from $8,000 to $23,000 (in 2008 dollars).

Damaerschalk B, Hwang H, Leung G. U.S. Cost Burden of Ischemic Stroke: A systematic literature review. Am J Managed Care. 2010; 16(7): 525-33. http://www.ajmc.com/issue/managed-care/2010/2010-07-vol16-n07/AJMC_10DemaerschalkBurdn_525

Reference

Title
U.S. Cost Burden of Ischemic Stroke: A systematic literature review
Publication
Am J Managed Care
Publication Date
2010
Authors
Damaerschalk B, Hwang H, Leung G
Volume & Issue
Volume 16, Issue 7
Pages
525-33
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Economic Burden

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