Primary Prevention of Stroke

Updated:Apr 28,2011

Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Stroke

Stroke Journal Cover for Science News

  • In the US, about 610,000 new strokes occur each year and stroke is the 3rd leading cause of death in the US each year.
  • Stroke is a leading cause of functional impairment, causing institutionalization or life with a permanent disability.
  • Primary prevention of stroke must be our primary goal in order to avoid such devastations.

    Read the full article in Stroke

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