December 9, 2007
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While stroke is most often a result of progressive atherosclerotic cerebrovascular disease, occurring with increasing frequency as the population ages, there are less common causes of stroke that mainly affect younger populations.
Supplement: Emergency Medicine Specialty Reports: Physicians and Pharmaceutical Company RepresentativesMany staff emergency physicians and resident physicians interact with pharmaceutical representatives on a regular basis. It seems a fairly harmless interaction, with the emergency physician then returning to the daily grind in their busy emergency department.