How much can be gained by more systematic prevention of stroke?

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Clinical trials and observational studies provide evidence for a wide range of interventions of proven value for preventing a first or recurrent stroke. The available data indicate that strategies for primordial, primary and secondary stroke prevention are not being optimally implemented. Although specific estimates are difficult to calculate, the impact of improving the use of the wide array of effective stroke preventive interventions would be substantial.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)266-271
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Stroke
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2008


  • Compliance
  • Health services
  • Prevention
  • Stroke

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology


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