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The worldwide burden of stroke—a blurred photograph

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Assessing the burden of stroke is essential to improve stroke care. Two recent systematic reviews provide a picture of the worldwide stroke burden. However, poor-quality data sources in low-income and middle-income countries make this a blurred photograph, and set a challenge to expand stroke registries.

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Fuentes, B., Tejedor, E. The worldwide burden of stroke—a blurred photograph. Nat Rev Neurol 10, 127–128 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nrneurol.2014.17

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