Preventing stroke after transient ischemic attack
- ABCD score predicts 30-day stroke risk for patients with TIA. Tsivgoulis, G.; Spengos, K.; Manta, P. // Journal of Family Practice;Mar2007, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p185
The article discusses the study that determines whether clinical factors reliably predict which patients with transient ischemic attacks (TIA) will experience a stroke in the next 30 days. The study involves 226 consecutive patients hospitalized with TIA, wherein the outcome, predicted by the...
- Recognising the signs of a stroke. // Practice Nurse;2/27/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p54
The article offers information on the signs and symptoms of stroke. The prevalence of stroke in Great Britain is estimated. It describes the event leading to stroke. The components of the FAST test for recognizing the symptoms of stroke are facial weaknesses, arm weakness, speech problems and...
- Transient Ischemic Attacks: A Neurologic Emergency? Leifer, Dana // Neurology Alert;Feb2008, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p42
Two recent studies suggest that rapid TIA evaluation and treatment can reduce stroke risk.
- Prognostic value of the ABCD2 score on long-term follow-up of transient ischemic attack using the new tissue-based definition. Chan-chan Li; Tong Tong; Yan-mei Yang; Zhen-wei Yao; Xiao-yuan Feng // Neurology Asia;Mar2015, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p15
The ABCD2 score is validated for evaluating short-term stroke risk after transient ischemic attack (TIA); however, whether it is able to predict the long-term risk of vascular outcome remains uncertain. Recently a new tissue-based definition of TIA has been proposed. The ABCD2 scores of 145 TIA...
- Transient ischaemic attack. // Nursing Standard;12/13/2006, Vol. 21 Issue 14-16, p58
A quiz concerning the transient ischaemic attack is presented.
- Delivering High-Quality Stroke Care: A UK Perspective. Rudd, Anthony G. // Current Medical Literature: Stroke Review;2004, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p89
Summarizes the effects of a British national stroke program aiming to improve stroke care, focusing on audit and guidelines, and reports some of the recent audit results and changes to the recommendations made in guidelines in Great Britain. Lack of a randomized, controlled trial evidence to...
- Transient ischemic attacks- Definition, risk prediction and urgent management. Sylaja, P. N.; Hill, Michael D. // Neurology India;May2009, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p252
Recent evidence suggests that the risk of stroke in first few months after transient ischemic attack is higher than that was previously realized. There are clinical and imaging predictors which help in risk stratifying the patients to identify the high risk group who need immediate...
- Introduction to the Symposium on Cerebrovascular Diseases. Caplan, Louis R. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2004, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p934
Introduces a series of articles on cerebrovascular diseases. Carotid artery disease; Ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attacks; Genetics of cerebrovascular diseases.
- Hemostatic Balance Index in TIA Patients: Sex-Related Changes. Lippi, Gualtiero; Arnetoli, G.; Accardi, R.; Doni, A. // Angiology;Jul1985, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p425
In order to evaluate the occurrence of hemostatic disorders, 37 patients with transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) and 50 control subjects were studied by means of the Hemostatic Balance Index (H.B.I.) derived from Raby's Thrombodynamic Potential Index (T.P.I.) and Fearnley's Whole Blood Diluted...