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A REVIEW OF STROKE CASES AT THE IN-PATIENT FACILITY OF COCOA CLINIC- A POINTER FOR IMPROVEMENT IN PATIENT COUNSELING.

  • At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: AMPORFUL, Edward (Cocoa Clinic, Ghana Cocoa Board, P.O. Box 933, Accra, Medical, Accra, Ghana)
  • Co-author(s): Edward Okyere Amporful
  • Abstract:

    Literature search on stroke burden in Ghana from MEDLINE and Google Scholar, January 1, 1900 to May 31, 2013 showed  stroke to be among top five causes of deaths in Ghana¹. Major risk factors of stroke were systemic hypertension (85%), physical inactivity (73%), obesity (58%), hypercholesterolemia (47%), type 2 diabetes mellitus (38%)².

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Last update 4 October 2019

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