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Substantial underestimation of the need for outpatient services for TIA and minor stroke.

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OBJECTIVES: To measure the number of all transient ischaemic attack (TIAs) and minor strokes managed as outpatients, and hence, the need for 'TIA clinics' in comparison to current estimates of 20,000 TIAs annually in England, based on previous rates of incident-definite events. SUBJECTS: All individuals with confirmed or suspected TIA or stroke between 2002 and 2005 in a population-based study of 91,105 individuals in Oxfordshire, UK. OUTCOME MEASURES: Numbers, rates, and risks of recurrent ...

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10.1093/ageing/afm088

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Age and ageing
Volume:
36
Issue:
6
Pages:
676-680
Publication date:
2007-11-01
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EISSN:
1468-2834
ISSN:
0002-0729
Source identifiers:
119247
Language:
English
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uuid:035c19df-bf12-494c-8f14-2677855bc6e6
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Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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