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Validation and refinement of scores to predict very early stroke risk after transient ischaemic attack.

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BACKGROUND: We aimed to validate two similar existing prognostic scores for early risk of stroke after transient ischaemic attack (TIA) and to derive and validate a unified score optimised for prediction of 2-day stroke risk to inform emergency management. METHODS: The California and ABCD scores were validated in four independent groups of patients (n=2893) diagnosed with TIA in emergency departments and clinics in defined populations in the USA and UK. Prognostic value was quantified with c...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Nguyen-Huynh, MN More by this author
Elkins, JS More by this author
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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
369
Issue:
9558
Pages:
283-292
Publication date:
2007-01-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:e893c264-e0fe-48c4-9bd8-805f7d69e6d9
Source identifiers:
119626
Local pid:
pubs:119626

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