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Stroke

  • By: Cara Sedney
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Strokes, also called cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs), are an important cause of death and disability around the world, being in the top three causes of death and one of the leading causes of disability in the United States. Strokes can be of ...

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