978-620-0-09345-5

Epidemiology of Stroke in A Developing Country [Pakistan]

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Summary:

A brain stroke is the main cause of neurological morbidity and mortality. In a developing country such as Pakistan, the socioeconomic burden of stroke is tremendous due to insufficient funds availability and inefficient health care providing staff. Further that, to cope with this grave problem, still a complete epidemiological data is not available. In order to address this problem, extensive research work has been undertaken to find out the prevalence of risk factors and their interplay in rural populations. A detailed study of literature has also been undertaken to rationalize stroke incidence in Pakistan with developed countries. As of Today, hypertension has been labeled as the most important cause of stroke having a relatively higher incidence in urban than rural populations. As from research, Germany has a higher stroke incidence that Pakistan.]

Author:

M. Ishaq Khan

Biographie:

Dr. Ishaq Khan is the holder of MD.MSPH, FACP, PhD-Neurosciences, Ph.D. in Neuroepidemiology. He is research affiliate Walden University, Professor neurosciences Mediks Hospital Islamabad(E11/2) Pakistan.

Author:

J.I. Khan

Biographie:

Number of Pages:

72

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-05-16

ISBN:

978-620-0-09345-5

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

Stroke Epidemiology Pakistan

Product category:

MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine