Published in Patient Care Law Weekly, January 6th, 2008
"Review of medical records, death certificates, and the Medicare healthcare utilization database for hospitalizations. Total of 5,525 elderly men and women aged 65 and older who were prospectively followed from 1989 to 2000 as participants in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Depression symptom scores, inflammatory markers. Greater depressive symptoms were associated with risk of ischemic stroke (unadjusted hazard ratio (HR)=1.32, 95%...
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