TITLE

The ABCD, California, and unified ABCD2 risk scores predicted stroke within 2, 7, and 90 days after TIA: COMMENTARY

AUTHOR(S)
Hankey, Graeme J.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2007, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on a study on how the unified risk score ABCD2 compares to ABCD and California scores for predicting risk of stroke in patients with transient ischemic attack. He asserted that identification of patients at the highest and lowest risks for stroke may allow effective yet costly or risky investigations. He claimed that additional risk factors collected from the derivation cohorts might add the predictive accuracy of the ABCD2 score.
ACCESSION #
25169135

 

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