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Improving secondary prevention after transient ischaemic attack and minor ischaemic stroke

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Stroke is the second most common cause of death worldwide and the leading cause of long-term neurological disability. In the UK, stroke accounts for approximately 6% of total National Health Service and Social Services expenditure. The burden of stroke is predicted to increase because of the ageing population. Whilst effective primary prevention is important, about 30% of strokes occur in individuals with a previous transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke. Recent prospective studi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Research group:
Oxford Vascular Study
Oxford college:
Linacre College
Role:
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:10292
Deposit date:
2015-03-02

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