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Initial management of suspected transient cerebral ischaemia and stroke in primary care: implications of recent research.

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Strategies are required to reduce the personal, societal and healthcare burden caused by cerebrovascular disease. Urgent medical intervention after transient ischaemic attack (TIA) can prevent recurrent stroke, and modern healthcare has to respond rapidly to the patient with TIA. The primary care practitioner contributes to stroke prevention by rapidly and accurately diagnosing TIA and arranging urgent specialist assessment. Diagnosis of TIA in primary care is difficult, as transient symptoms...

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10.1136/pgmj.2008.078295

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Postgraduate medical journal
Volume:
85
Issue:
1006
Pages:
422-427
Publication date:
2009-08-01
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EISSN:
1469-0756
ISSN:
0032-5473
Source identifiers:
116995
Language:
English
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pubs:116995
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uuid:67564970-bb97-4d46-8608-18b4a2e9562a
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pubs:116995
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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