Association between prestroke disability and inpatient mortality and length of acute hospital stay after acute stroke

Chun S Kwok, Allan Clark, Gary A Ford, Ramesh Durairaj, Anand K Dixit, John Davis, Anil K Sharma, John F Potter, Phyo K Myint

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Abstract

To examine the prognostic value of prestroke disability in predicting inpatient mortality and length of hospital stay (LOS) independent of age, sex, and stroke type and severity.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)726-732
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume60
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2012

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Disabled Persons
  • Female
  • Great Britain
  • Hospital Mortality
  • Humans
  • Length of Stay
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Prognosis
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Risk Factors
  • Stroke

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