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Feasibility, safety and cost of outpatient management of acute minor ischaemic stroke: a population-based study.

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BACKGROUND: Outpatient management safely and effectively prevents early recurrent stroke after transient ischaemic attack (TIA), but this approach may not be safe in patients with acute minor stroke. OBJECTIVE: To study outcomes of clinic and hospital-referred patients with TIA or minor stroke (National Institute of Health Stroke Scale score ≤3) in a prospective, population-based study (Oxford Vascular Study). RESULTS: Of 845 patients with TIA/stroke, 587 (69%) were referred directly to outpa...

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10.1136/jnnp-2012-303585

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
84
Issue:
3
Pages:
356-361
Publication date:
2013-03-01
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
Source identifiers:
363852
Language:
English
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pubs:363852
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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