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Primary care physician-reported secondary and tertiary stroke prevention practices. A comparison between the United States and the United Kingdom.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Stroke is a major healthcare problem in both the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK). Little comparative data are available concerning how generalist physicians in the two countries approach the management of patients at high risk of stroke. METHODS: Contemporaneous surveys of random samples of primary care physician-reported stroke prevention practices were performed in the US and UK from 1993 to 1994. The US National Survey of Physician Practices for the S...

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10.1161/01.str.28.4.746

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Goldstein, LB More by this author
Matchar, DB More by this author
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
28
Issue:
4
Pages:
746-751
Publication date:
1997-04-05
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:04eb143e-5a2f-48aa-9fe3-df68748298f3
Source identifiers:
215327
Local pid:
pubs:215327

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