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ISRN Neurology
Volume 2011, Article ID 947476, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/947476
Clinical Study

Initial Stroke Severity Is the Major Outcome Predictor for Patients Who Do Not Receive Intravenous Thrombolysis due to Mild or Rapidly Improving Symptoms

1Department of Neurology, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua 500, Taiwan
2Department of Emergency Medicine, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua 500, Taiwan

Received 6 May 2011; Accepted 5 June 2011

Academic Editors: A. Arboix, R. L. Macdonald, and A. K. Petridis

Copyright © 2011 Mu-Chien Sun and Tien-Bao Lai. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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