Review: 3 prediction rules, particularly ABCD, identify ED patients who can be discharged with low risk for stroke after TIA

Worster, Andrew
September 2009
ACP Journal Club;9/22/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 3, p12
Academic Journal
The article presents the findings of a study regarding the clinical prediction rule to determine which patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA) can be discharged because their risk for stroke is low. The studies reported either the derivation or validation of clinical prediction rules for determining risk for stroke within 7 days after TIA in adults. The study revealed that the prediction rule can identify patients whose risk for stroke is low enough to discharge them home.


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