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dc.contributor.authorGerraty, Richarden
dc.contributor.otherCanavero, Isabellaen
dc.date2015-03-20en
dc.date.accessioned2015-07-27T22:31:51Zen
dc.date.available2015-07-27T22:31:51Zen
dc.date.issued2015-04en
dc.identifier.citationNeurology. 2015 Apr 14;84(15)en
dc.identifier.issn0028-3878en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11434/284en
dc.description.abstractCerebrovascular disease causes a heavy burden for society. To avoid disability and reduce costs, stroke prevention is essential. The Early Use of Existing Preventive Strategies for Stroke (EXPRESS) and Transient Ischemic Attack Clinic with Round-the-Clock Access (SOS-TIA) studies in Oxfordshire and Paris suggested that rapid investigation and treatment can prevent early stroke in TIA patients. Neurologist-led rapid access clinics are not available to all, however, and it is general practitioners (GPs) who most commonly play the crucial role in early management, making the diagnosis and urgent transfer to hospital, or initiating tests and treatments and triaging patients to the appropriate specialist clinic, including determining the urgency of referral. Individual GPs see few such patients, however, and their knowledge of TIA diagnosis and urgent investigations and secondary prevention treatments is not always optimal.en
dc.publisherAmerican Academy of Neurologyen
dc.subjectStrokeen
dc.subjectCerebrovascular Diseaseen
dc.subjectEarly Use of Existing Preventive Strategies for Strokeen
dc.subjectEXPRESSen
dc.subjectTransient Ischemic Attacken
dc.subjectTIAen
dc.subjectEarly Managementen
dc.subjectEpworth HealthCare, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia-
dc.titleEnhancement of TIA management in primary care with a novel electronic tool.en
dc.typeJournal Articleen
dc.identifier.doi10.1212/WNL.0000000000001480en
dc.identifier.journaltitleNeurologyen
dc.description.pubmedurihttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25795642en
dc.description.affiliatesUniversity of Pavia, Monza Policlinico and Pavia Mondino, Pavia, Italyen
dc.type.contenttypeTexten
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