James F. Burke

Burke and Skolarus question whether strokes are really increasing among Americans under age 65

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"Are More Young People Having Strokes?—A Simple Question With an Uncertain Answer" - JAMA Network. 04/10/2017.

In this JAMA editorial, James Burke and Lesli Skolarus ask whether the increasing number of hospitalizations for stroke documented among Americans under age 65 in a recent JAMA article represents a "true epidemiologic phenomenon."

Editorial in JAMA


James F. Burke
Lesli E. Skolarus

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