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When has service provision for transient ischaemic attack improved enough? A discrete event simulation economic modelling study

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Objectives: The aim of this study was to examine the impact of transient ischaemic attack service modification in two hospitals on costs and clinical outcomes.

Design: Discrete event simulation model using data from routine electronic health records from 2011.

Participants: Patients with suspected TIA were followed from symptom onset to presentation, referral to specialist clinics, treatment and subsequent stroke.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018189

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care; Primary Care Health Sciences
Penaloza-Ramos, MC More by this author
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
11
Pages:
e018189
Publication date:
2017-11-01
Acceptance date:
2017-10-13
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ISSN:
2044-6055
Pubs id:
pubs:799649
URN:
uri:fce7b4b3-b9b1-425f-abb8-7978900272c1
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uuid:fce7b4b3-b9b1-425f-abb8-7978900272c1
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pubs:799649

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