Chapter 18. Reducing the Impact of Stroke and Improving the Public Health

  1. C. Warlow,
  2. J. van Gijn,
  3. M. Dennis,
  4. J. Wardlaw,
  5. J. Bamford,
  6. G. Hankey,
  7. P. Sandercock,
  8. G. Rinkel,
  9. P. Langhorne,
  10. C. Sudlow and
  11. P. Rothwell

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696361.ch18

Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition

Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition

How to Cite

Warlow, C., van Gijn, J., Dennis, M., Wardlaw, J., Bamford, J., Hankey, G., Sandercock, P., Rinkel, G., Langhorne, P., Sudlow, C. and Rothwell, P. (2008) Reducing the Impact of Stroke and Improving the Public Health, in Stroke: Practical Management, Third Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696361.ch18

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127660

Online ISBN: 9780470696361

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Keywords:

  • primary stroke prevention;
  • monitoring;
  • mauritius;
  • Poland;
  • transient ischaemic attack

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Measuring and monitoring changes in the impact of stroke

  • Likely effect and costs of acute stroke treatment on stroke burden in the population

  • Likely effects and costs of long-term treatment after transient ischaemic attack and stroke on stroke occurrence: secondary stroke prevention 961

  • Primary stroke prevention: targeted high-risk strategy or population-level ‘mass’ strategy?

  • Goals, strategies and measuring success (or failure)