Stroke Prevention in the Developing World
In the early 21st century, developing countries are experiencing an ever-increasing burden of stroke due its high morbidity and associated disability. Given the limited health resources available in developing countries, stroke prevention there is of paramount importance. This narrative review summarizes currently available evidence for stroke prevention in the developing world and outlines their major strategies and priorities.
- Received June 30, 2011.
- Revision received September 1, 2011.
- Accepted September 14, 2011.
- © 2011 American Heart Association, Inc.