International Journal of Stroke
© World Stroke Organization
Edited By: Geoffrey Donnan
Impact Factor: 3.833
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 15/60 (Peripheral Vascular Disease)
Online ISSN: 1747-4949
Associated Title(s): World Stroke Academy
HIGHLIGHTS FOR WORLD STROKE DAY
2012-2013 IJS HIGHLIGHTS FOR WORLD STROKE DAY
Today is World Stroke Day. The World Stroke Organization (WSO) and its publication, International Journal of Stroke, is demanding that the fight against stroke be given urgency and the highest attention. There are an estimated 16 million people who have a stroke each year with nearly 6 million of them losing their lives to the disease. Stroke is also the leading cause of long-term disability irrespective of age, sex, ethnicity or country. To bring more attention to the subject of stroke, we offer free access the below articles, which were the most frequently accessed articles over the past year.
Pathophysiologic cascades in ischemic stroke
Changhong Xing, Ken Arai, Eng H. Lo, Marc Hommel; July 2012.
Etiology of stroke and choice models
Paul R. Krafft, Emma L. Bailey, Tim Lekic, et al ; July 2012
Neuroprotection for ischaemic stroke: Translation from the bench to the bedside
Brad A. Sutherland, Jens Minnerup, Joyce S. Balami, et al ; July 2012.
Falls after stroke
Frances A. Batchelor, Shylie F. Mackintosh, Catherine M. Said, Keith D. Hill; August 2012.
Stroke, cognitive deficits, and rehabilitation: still an incomplete picture
Toby B. Cumming, Randolph S. Marshall, Ronald M. Lazar; January 2013.
When should rehabilitation begin after stroke?
Julie Bernhardt, Bent Indredavik, Peter Langhorne; January 2013.
Predicting activities after stroke: what is clinically relevant?
G. Kwakkel, B. J. Kollen; January 2013.