Neurology 2021 Apr 23;96(16):e2037-e2047. Epub 2021 Mar 23.
From the Department of Clinical Neurosciences (R.A.J., E.E.S.), Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary; ICES (R.A.J., A.Y.X.Y., M.R., J.F., M.K.K.), Toronto; and the Department of Medicine, Divisions of Neurology (A.Y.X.Y.) and General Internal Medicine (M.K.K.), and Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation (M.K.K.), University of Toronto, Canada.
Objective: To determine contemporary trends in case fatality, discharge destination, and admission to long-term care after acute ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) using a large, population-based cohort.
Methods: We used linked administrative data to identify all emergency department visits and hospital admissions for first-ever ischemic stroke or ICH in Ontario, Canada, from 2003 to 2017. We calculated crude and age-/sex-standardized risk of death at 30 days and 1 year from stroke onset. Read More