Risk Adjustment of Ischemic Stroke Outcomes for Comparing Hospital Performance

Updated:Jan 24,2014
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Risk Adjustment of Ischemic Stroke Outcomes for Comparing Hospital Performance


  • This statement gives an overview of the science of approaching risk adjustment for evaluating hospital level care of stroke
  • patients.
  • Benefits, limitations, and the potential unintended consequences of risk adjustment or inadequate risk adjustment are discussed in
  • this statement.
  • Recommendations on variables that should be included in risk adjustment are included.

    Read the full article in Stroke
    Stroke. 2014: [published online ahead of print January 23, 2014]. Stroke. doi: 10.1161/01.str.0000441948.35804.77.

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