Challenges of stroke management in resource-limited settings: A case-based reflection.

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Published in Malawi Med J on June 01, 2017

Authors

Yohane G Gadama1, Gloria Mwangalika2, Louis B Kinley3, Beth Jackson1, Henry C Mwandumba2,4, Jane Mallewa5, Tom Solomon6, Rob Simister7, Laura A Benjamin6,7, Maria I Vargas8, Joseph Kamtchum-Tatuene2,6, Tamara Phiri5

Author Affiliations

1: Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi.
2: Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi.
3: Department of Radiology, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi.
4: Department of Clinical Sciences, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
5: Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi.
6: Liverpool Brain Infections Group, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.
7: Hyper-acute Stroke Unit, University College Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
8: Department of Neuroradiology, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland.

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