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STROKE-CAUSES OF MORTALITY

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STROKE-CAUSES OF MORTALITY

1. First 1 mth: 90% of deaths due to effects of the brain lesion or complications of immobility resulting from the stroke (Dennis, 1993).

2. B/w 1-6 mth: deaths were secondary to complications or direct effects of the first stroke (Dennis et al., 1993).

3. After 6 mth: cardiovascular (non-stroke) or sudden death (Dennis, 1993).


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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