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Patient behavior immediately after transient ischemic attack according to clinical characteristics, perception of the event, and predicted risk of stroke.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Little research has been done on patients' behavior after transient ischemic attack (TIA). Recent data on the high early risk of stroke after TIA mean that emergency action after TIA is essential for effective secondary prevention. We therefore studied patients' behavior immediately after TIA according to their perceptions, clinical characteristics, and predicted stroke risk. METHODS: Consecutive patients with TIA participating in the Oxford Vascular Study or attendin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
37
Issue:
5
Pages:
1254-1260
Publication date:
2006-05-05
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:6906cb4c-2e4a-4461-8a57-7902c6282724
Source identifiers:
119031
Local pid:
pubs:119031

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