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Vomiting After Stroke Raises Mortality Risk

Vomiting After Stroke Raises Mortality Risk
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Vomiting appears to be an early predictor of poor outcome in stroke patients, according to Japanese research. Patients who vomited at the onset of stroke had a significantly higher risk of death when compared with patients who did not vomit. In analyses of specific types of stroke, the following was observed:

Abstract: Emergency Medicine Journal, September 27, 2012 (online).

 

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