Advertisement

Canadian Journal of Public Health

, Volume 91, Issue 6, pp 405–406 | Cite as

Stroke in Canada: The Need for a New Approach

  • Hajnal Molnar-SzakácsEmail author
  • Maureen Carew
Editorial/Éditorial

Les accidents vasculaires cérébraux au Canada: nécessité d’une nouvelle approche

References/Bibliographie

  1. 1.
    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. The Changing Face of Heart Disease and Stroke in Canada. Ottawa, Canada, 1999. ISBN 1-896242-28-6.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Douen, AG. Pathophysiology of Cerebral Ischemia. WHO Summer Course on Secondary Prevention of Stroke and Heart Disease. Saskatoon. August 9–14, 1998.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Hakim AM, Silver F, Hodgson C. Is Canada falling behind international standards for stroke care? CMAJ 1998; Sept 22; 159 (6).Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Philips S. Risk factors for stroke. Can J Cardiol 1999; Dec 15; (Suppl G): 102–5.Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    Acute Stroke. American Heart Association. Fighting Heart Disease and Stroke. Emergency Cardiovascular Care Programs. 1998–2000.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Stroke. The First Hours. Emergency Evaluation & Treatment. National Stroke Association. Consensus Statement. Special Edition. USA, 1997.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Hodgson C. Emergency management of acute ischemic stroke in Canadian hospitals. CMAJ 1998; Sept 22; 159 (6 Suppl).Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Hakim, AM. Organized stroke care: A new era in stroke prevention and treatment. CMAJ 1998; Sept 22; 159 (6 Suppl).Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Adams HP Jr, Brott TG, Furlan AJ, et al. Guidelines for the management of patients with acute ischemic stroke. Stroke 1994;25:1901–14.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Wilson E, Taylor G, Phillips S, et al., for the Canadian Stroke Systems Coalition. Creating a Canadian stroke system. CMAJ 2000 in press.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The Canadian Public Health Association 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cardiovascular Diseases Division of the Bureau of Cardio-Respiratory Diseases and DiabetesOttawaCanada
  2. 2.Field Epidemiology Training ProgramCanada
  3. 3.Laboratory Centre for Disease ControlHealth CanadaCanada

Personalised recommendations