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A simple score (ABCD) to identify individuals at high early risk of stroke after transient ischaemic attack

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Background: Effective early management of patients with transient ischaemic attacks (TIA) is undermined by an inability to predict who is at highest early risk of stroke. Methods: We derived a score for 7-day risk of stroke in a population-based cohort of patients (n=209) with a probable or definite TIA (Oxfordshire Community Stroke Project; OCSP), and validated the score in a similar population-based cohort (Oxford Vascular Study; OXVASC, n=190). We assessed likely clinical usefulness to fro...

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10.1016/S0140-6736(05)

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Flossmann, E More by this author
Lovelock, CE More by this author
Redgrave, JNE More by this author
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Journal:
LANCET
Volume:
366
Issue:
9479
Pages:
29-36
Publication date:
2005-07-02
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ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:6a48ae5e-46e3-4b1f-8aba-61be873ac8ff
Source identifiers:
119634
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pubs:119634
Language:
English

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