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... patients with ischemia stroke dont like going through the treatment plan, yet, this means the real possibility of losing their lives”. Introduction
Stroke is the second leading single killer disease in Australia after heart disease and number one cause of disability. National Stroke Foundation projects that, in 2011, 60,000 cases of stroke will be reported and about 6% of this number will die, while about 70% suffer permanent or recurrent disability. About 20% of all strokes happen in those below 55years old. Australian government spends nearly $2.14 billion annually on treatment of stoke.. Globally, china has the highest cases of stoke with nearly 1.5 million Chinese dying from stroke each year.