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Boosting the chances to improve stroke treatment

Author
Cobo, E.; Secades, J.; Miras, F.; Gonzalez, J.; Saver, J.; Corchero, C.; Rius, R.; Dávalos, A.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Stroke
Date of publication
2010-03
Volume
41
Number
3
First page
143
Last page
150
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.567404 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/6532 Open in new window
URL
http://stroke.ahajournals.org Open in new window
Abstract
Background and Purpose— There is a lack of agreement regarding measuring the effects of stroke treatment in clinical trials, which often relies on the dichotomized value of 1 outcome scale. Alternative analyses consist mainly of 2 strategies: use all the information from an ordinal scale and combine information from several outcome scales in a single estimate. Methods— We reanalyzed 3 outcome scales that assessed patient recovery (modified Rankin Scale, National Institutes of Health Stroke...
Citation
Cobo, E. [et al.]. Boosting the chances to improve stroke treatment. "Stroke", 24 Desembre 2009, vol. 41, núm. 3, p. 143-150.
Keywords
Analysis Biostatistics Clinical trials Scales Stroke management Stroke recovery
Group of research
GNOM - Mathematical Optimization Group
GRBIO - Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Group
LIAM - Laboratory of Information Analysis and Modelling

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