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Vol. 7, No. 3, 1988
Issue release date: 1988
Section title: Original Papers
Neuroepidemiology 1988;7:145–151
(DOI:10.1159/000110148)

Neurological Disorders and Services in Saskatchewan – A Report Based on Provincial Health Care Records

Rajput A.H. · Uitti R.J. · Rajput A.H.
Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Sask., Canada

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Abstract of Original Papers

Published online: 5/18/1988

Number of Print Pages: 7
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ISSN: 0251-5350 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0208 (Online)

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Abstract

A study of neurological disorders and services is presented. The ten most common neurological diagnoses were headache, back disorders, neuropathy, cerebrovascular disease, dizziness/insomnia, myopathies, soft tissue disorder, intracranial injury, neurological symptoms (numbness, etc.), and Parkinson’s disease. The pattern of diseases is similar to that reflected in the prevalence of those in the US. The annual beneficiary rate was 1.6% of the population, the median age was 45 years, and the majority (52%) served were females. There were 1.8 annual services per beneficiary and the median hospital stay was 9 days. Ambulatory care accounted for the majority (62%) of services and 64% of the inpatient services were delivered by neurosurgeons. The majority of the admissions (61%) and of the ambulatory services (55%) were provided in Regina.


Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Original Papers

Published online: 5/18/1988

Number of Print Pages: 7
Number of Figures: 0
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 0251-5350 (Print)
eISSN: 1423-0208 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/NED


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