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Scoring and risk stratification (part 3)

What is the risk of stroke after a TIA? You can use the ABCD2 score to determine whether a patient is likely to suffer froma  subsequent stroke in the 7 days following the TIA. 143 more words

The Phantom Beep

It happened yesterday morning at work. Every 30 seconds, like clockwork, I would hear a beep. At first I thought it was the microwave in our office kitchen, but it continued to happen. 263 more words

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(Almost) Never at a Loss for Words

It all started at work 45 minutes before quitting time. Our deranged boss had left, and I was chatting with one of the accountants about accommodations and food service at Death Valley National Park. 336 more words

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Not just a funny turn: the real impact of TIA

Source: The Stroke Association

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Date of publication: May 2014

Publication type: Briefing

In a nutshell: This briefing is based on evidence obtained from a UK-wide survey of 670 people who have experienced a TIA or transient ischaemic attack within the past five years.  30 more words

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Ninewells Rapid Access TIA Clinic, Dundee - One example of good practice

Source: The Stroke Association

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Date of publication: May 2014

Publication type: Case Study

In a nutshell: This case study provides details of the Ninewells Rapid Access TIA Clinic in Dundee, with a short overview of the development and running of the service.

Length of publication: 1 page

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