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Effect of urgent treatment for transient ischaemic attack and minor stroke on disability and hospital costs (EXPRESS study): a prospective population-based sequential comparison.

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BACKGROUND: Evidence is available on the effectiveness and costs of treatments to reduce stroke risk in long-term secondary prevention. However, there are few data on the costs and outcomes of urgent assessment and treatment after the onset of transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke. The Early use of eXisting PREventive Strategies for Stroke (EXPRESS) study showed that urgent assessment and treatment reduced the 90-day risk of recurrent stroke by about 80%. We now report the effect o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
The Lancet. Neurology
Volume:
8
Issue:
3
Pages:
235-243
Publication date:
2009-03-05
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EISSN:
1474-4465
ISSN:
1474-4422
URN:
uuid:04bb3e7c-9cc9-48d6-8c39-758a3d5e5ba8
Source identifiers:
119268
Local pid:
pubs:119268

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