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Stroke Research and Treatment
Volume 2016, Article ID 9325368, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9325368
Review Article

Systematic Review of Hospital Readmissions in Stroke Patients

1School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Foster Unit, 3 Dorset Rise, London EC4Y 8EN, UK
2Centre for Health Policy, Institute for Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London, QEQM, St Mary’s Hospital, Floor 10, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK

Received 29 June 2016; Accepted 8 August 2016

Academic Editor: Graeme J. Hankey

Copyright © 2016 Ahsan Rao et al. 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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