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A systematic review investigating fatigue, psychological and cognitive impairment following TIA and minor stroke: protocol paper.

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BACKGROUND: Approximately 20,000 people have a transient ischemic attack (TIA) and 23,375 have a minor stroke in England each year. Fatigue, psychological and cognitive impairments are well documented post-stroke. Evidence suggests that TIA and minor stroke patients also experience these impairments; however, they are not routinely offered relevant treatment. This systematic review aims to: (1) establish the prevalence of fatigue, anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and...

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10.1186/2046-4053-2-72

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Calvert, M More by this author
Feltham, MG More by this author
Sackley, C More by this author
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Journal:
Systematic reviews
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
72
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
2046-4053
ISSN:
2046-4053
URN:
uuid:bd84d239-9ac0-4ba0-9498-ca22982a7a57
Source identifiers:
447068
Local pid:
pubs:447068

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