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Monday, March 22, 2010
Blacks hospitalized with the most common type of stroke are less
likely than white or Hispanic patients to receive evidence-based stroke
care, according to a new study in Circulation: Journal of the
American Heart Association.
But this disparity in care improved over time at hospitals
participating in the American Heart Association/American Stroke
Association's Get With The Guidelines -- Stroke quality improvement
program, researchers said.
Link to full American Heart Association release on study led by MGH physician Lee Schwamm.
Sue McGreevey, firstname.lastname@example.org, 617 724-2764
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