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Population-based study of behavior immediately after transient ischemic attack and minor stroke in 1000 consecutive patients: lessons for public education.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Most guidelines now recommend that patients with minor stroke or high-risk transient ischemic attack (TIA) are assessed within 24 hours of their event, but the feasibility of this depends on patients' behavior. We studied behavior immediately after TIA and minor stroke according to clinical characteristics, patients' perception of the nature of the event, and their predicted stroke risk. METHODS: In a population-based study in Oxfordshire, UK, with face-to-face intervi...

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Chandratheva, A More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
Geraghty, OC More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
41
Issue:
6
Pages:
1108-1114
Publication date:
2010-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:9752db34-4101-46e9-8939-92e16f6de5ce
Source identifiers:
116999
Local pid:
pubs:116999

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