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A population-based study of transient neurological attacks: incidence, clinical characteristics, investigation, aetiology and prognosis

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Stroke is the second most common cause of death worldwide and the commonest cause of dependency, creates a huge societal burden and is responsible for billions of pounds in health and social care costs. About 30% of strokes occur in individuals with a previous transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke. Effective prevention would minimise the consequences. However, the diagnosis of TIA is difficult, particularly by non-experts. About 50% of patients with a suspected TIA or minor stro...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Sroke Prevention Research Unit
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Supervisor
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Funding agency for:
da Assuncao Gouveia Tuna, M
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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2015-09-23

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