Racial differences in inpatient procedures after stroke

July 25th, 2016 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Inpatient procedures are an integral part of routine stroke care. Some procedures have a curative intent to heal the patient, while others are life-sustaining procedures. A new study has found that minority patients were more likely to undergo the four life-sustaining procedures than white patients. However, the odds of undergoing IVT and carotid revascularization - those procedures with curative intent - were lower for minority patients, according to the results.
Source: Care Giving Science Daily

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