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Rebellion21: Canadian TIA Risk Score vs ABCD2

The management of patients with transient ischemic attacks (TIA) can be difficult.  Do they all need admission, or can low risk patients go home?  How do we define low risk?  Multiple scoring systems are in place to help answer that …

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Neurology

TIA Risk Stratification: The Canadian TIA Score vs ABCD2

Background: Patients who present with a transient ischemic attack (TIA) are at higher risk of subsequent stroke, especially in the short term (< 7 days). However, the majority of these patients do not experience strokes which leads to a clinical …

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Neurology

The THALES Trial: Ticagrelor and Aspirin vs Aspirin Alone in Acute Ischemic Stroke or TIA

Background: The risk of a subsequent ischemic stroke in the first few months after an acute ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack is approximately 5 to 10%. In these patients Aspirin has been used to prevent secondary ischemia, and trials …

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Neurology

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