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TORRES MACEO, José Manuel; PEREZ CASTILLO, Sionillis  and  SOTO GONZALEZ, Rogelio. Clinical and epidemiological characteristics of patients admitted due to cerebrovascular disease in an intensive care unit. MEDISAN [online]. 2015, vol.19, n.9, pp.1096-1102. ISSN 1029-3019.

An observational, descriptive and cross-sectional study of 72 patients with cerebrovascular disease admitted in the Intensive Care Unit of "Dr. Ambrosio Grillo Portuondo" Provincial Hospital in Santiago de Cuba was carried out from January, 2011 to December, 2013, in order to characterize them according to clinical and epidemiological variables. The group 45-64 years, the male sex, the hemorrhagic cerebrovascular disease and the history of hypertension prevailed in the series; also, most of the affected patients came from the emergent services and the mortality was higher in those with Glasgow scale lower than 8 points at admission

Keywords : cerebrovascular disease; Glasgow scale; hypertension; intensive care unit; secondary health care.

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