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Poor follow-up of survivors of stroke

People who have suffered from an ischemic stroke are not being provided with adequate continuation of care, which includes consistent testing. For every person that has a stroke, one will have a second stroke within a year, necessitating the need for ongoing monitoring.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Ottowa Sun.com

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About: Poor follow-up of survivors of stroke

Date: 3 October 2005

Source: Ottowa Sun.com

Author: Sharon Lem

URL: http://ottsun.canoe.ca/News/Health/2005/10/03/1245865-sun.html

Related Medical Topics

This summary article refers to the following medical categories:

  • Underdiagnosed
  • Underdiagnosed and stroke
  • Underdiagnosed and ischemic stroke
  • Underdiagnosed and fatal stroke

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