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Non-focal neurological symptoms associated with classical presentations of transient ischaemic attack: qualitative analysis of interviews with patients.

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BACKGROUND: Improving the recognition of transient ischaemic attack (TIA) at initial healthcare contact is essential as urgent specialist assessment and treatment reduces stroke risk. Accurate TIA detection could be achieved with clinical prediction rules but none have been validated in primary care. An alternative approach using qualitative analysis of patients' experiences of TIA may identify novel features of the TIA phenotype that are not detected routinely, as such techniques have reveal...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0066351

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, PHC-Herg
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences, Biomedical RC
Journal:
PLoS ONE
Volume:
8
Issue:
6
Pages:
e66351
Publication date:
2013-01-05
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1932-6203
ISSN:
1932-6203
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uuid:d1f3623e-3ab3-431b-ae9f-f721cf631714
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407868
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pubs:407868

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