Racial disparities in stroke care persist in U.S.

03/22/2010 | HealthDay News

Data from 1,181 U.S. hospitals showed Hispanic and white stroke patients received similar levels of care but blacks were less likely to get key evidence-based quality measures for stroke care. Blacks were less likely to get clot-busting drugs, preventive treatment for deep vein thrombosis and cholesterol-lowering medications.

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