Strokes in infants and children may be two to four times higher than previously thought, U.S. researchers say.Click here to access the upi.com article.
The study, published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, finds strokes undercounted due to coding errors ranging from typographical mistakes to coders not accustomed to using stroke codes in children.
Friday, September 18, 2009
Strokes in children
From the upi.com article: