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Rapid evaluation after high-risk TIA is associated with lower stroke risk.

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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...

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Journal:
The Canadian journal of neurological sciences. Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques
Volume:
36
Issue:
4
Pages:
450-455
Publication date:
2009-07-05
ISSN:
0317-1671
URN:
uuid:909dbbd6-88bb-4d3a-b8c9-3c74e4efb7eb
Source identifiers:
79086
Local pid:
pubs:79086

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