Preventing stroke after transient ischemic attack

by siowuser in News and Updates at 12/07/2018

Stroke is a syndrome that can have either an ischemic or hemorrhagic cause.


It is now clear that transient ischemic attack and minor ischemic stroke are highly predictive of a subsequent disabling ischemic stroke within hours or days.


The critical clinical problems for physicians and nurse practitioners who evaluate these patients are to identify that the patient has had a stroke or transient ischemic attack and to stratify risk to determine if the patient requires rapid intervention to prevent recurrent stroke.


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