The investigation and management of stroke has changed beyond recognition in the last two decades. The management of frail older patients with stroke represents a particular clinical challenge. Recognition of symptoms in people with significant comorbidities may be difficult and while intensive investigation may be inappropriate for a very frail aging patient, older people can gain a great deal from expert treatment and secondary prevention following stroke.
Key words: stroke, frail older adults, ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage.
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