The population approach to stroke prevention: a Canadian perspective

T. Kue Young; Hachinski, Vladimir
April 2003
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Apr2003, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p78
Academic Journal
Analyzes the population and clinical approaches to stroke prevention. Occurrence of stroke in Canada; Distinctions between the population and clinical approaches to stroke prevention; Factors involved in a population approach; Estimation of disease burden.


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