Journal article

Hospital Presentations in Long-Term Survivors of Stroke Causes and Associated Factors in a Linked Data Study

Nadine E Andrew, Monique F Kilkenny, Vijaya Sundararajan, Joosup Kim, Steven G Faux, Amanda G Thrift, Trisha Johnston, Rohan Grimley, Melina Gattellari, Judith M Katzenellenbogen, Helen M Dewey, Natasha A Lannin, Craig S Anderson, Dominique A Cadilhac

Stroke | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2020


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: A comprehensive understanding of the long-term impact of stroke assists in health care planning. We aimed to determine changes in rates, causes, and associated factors for hospital presentations among long-term survivors of stroke. METHODS: Person-level data from the AuSCR (Australian Stroke Clinical Registry) during 2009 to 2013 were linked with state-based health department emergency department and hospital admission data. The study cohort included adults with first-ever stroke who survived the first 6 months after discharge from hospital. Annualized rates of hospital presentations (nonadmitted emergency department or admission)/person/year were calculated for 1 to ..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Australia

Awarded by Heart Foundation

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The following authors receive Research Fellowship support from the National Health and Medical Research Council Australia: Drs Kilkenny (1109426), Andrew (1072053), Thrift (1042600), Cadilhac (1063761 cofunded Heart Foundation; 1154273) and Heart Foundation Drs Katzenellenbogen (102043), Lannin (102055), Anderson (1175861). Dr Gattellari reports funding (now expired) from the New South Wales Ministry of Health, Office for Health and Medical Research. The AuSCR (Australian Stroke Clinical Registry) is supported by funds from the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, the National Stroke Foundation, consumer donations, industry, and allocations from the National Health and Medical Research Council Stroke123 Partnership Grant (1034415).