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Complementary Medicine Use in Stroke Survivors: A US Nationally Representative Survey

Wiebke K. Kohl-Heckl, Anna K. Koch, Holger Cramer | Published on 4/1/2022
Stroke is the second most common cause of death worldwide. Even after surviving, long-term rehabilitation often becomes necessary and does not always lead to complete recovery. Guidelines focus on prevention of risk factors and present concepts for rehabilitation after a stroke. Additional to these recommendations, complementary medicine (CM) utilization is common among patients with neurological conditions. CM also offers a wide range of therapies for both prevention and rehabilitation in stroke. There is limited information available on CM utilization among stroke survivors and differences to patients without former stroke diagnosis. Read more here.

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