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Reassessing the Stroke Belt: Using Small Area Spatial Statistics to Identify Clusters of High Stroke Mortality in the United States

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Stroke, 1 July 2016 Background and Purpose—The stroke belt is described as an 8-state region with high stroke mortality across the southeastern…

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Therapies

Why are acute ischemic stroke patients not receiving IV tPA? Results from a national registry

Neurology, 14 September&#2016 Objective: To determine patient and hospital characteristics associated with not providing IV tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) to eligible…

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Alcohol Consumption, Left Atrial Diameter, and Atrial Fibrillation

J Am Heart Assoc, 14 September 2016 Background Alcohol consumption has been associated with...

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Reassessing the Stroke Belt: Using Small Area Spatial Statistics to Identify Clusters of High Stroke Mortality in the United States

Stroke, 1 July 2016 Background and Purpose—The stroke belt is described as an 8-state...

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Crisis Consumers, 2000 – 2004: First generation migrations of consumption clusters

First generation migrations of consumption clusters, from Crisis Consumers, 2000 – 2004...

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Clinical Trials

Time to Reperfusion and Treatment Effect for Acute Ischemic Stroke: A Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Neurol, February 2016 Importance Intra-arterial treatment (IAT) for acute ischemic stroke caused by intracranial arterial occlusion leads to...

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Health care professionals’ views of the factors influencing the decision to refer patients to a stroke rehabilitation trial

Trials, 18 December 2015 Background Effective recruitment is an essential element of successful research but notoriously difficult to achieve. This...

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A Multicomponent Behavioral Intervention to Reduce Stroke Risk Factor Behaviors: The Stroke Health and Risk Education Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

Stroke, 1 October 2015 Background and Purpose—The Stroke Health and Risk Education Project was a cluster-randomized, faith-based, culturally sensitive, theory-based...

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