Rapid evaluation after high-risk TIA is associated with lower stroke risk.
BACKGROUND: Current 'standard of care' for patients presenting with a 'high-risk' TIA varies, with use of several outpatient and inpatient approaches. We describe the clinical outcomes and costs for high risk TIA patients who received care in a 'rapid evaluation unit', and compare these to a historical 'high-risk' cohort. METHODS: The study cohort was comprised of patients with TIA admitted to a 'rapid evaluation unit' during the period March 2002 to April 2003. The comparison cohort was est...Expand abstract
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- The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques
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