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Stroke: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

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National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions

Subject Keywords: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA)
Topic: Cardiovascular Health (Draft)
Chronic Conditions
Conditions
Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)
Hypertension
Stroke
Obesity
Chronic Conditions
Obesity
Type: Guideline
Region: United Kingdom
Description:

Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) The advice in the NICE guideline covers: - how healthcare professionals should recognise the symptoms of a stroke or transient ischaemic attack (TIA) and make a diagnosis quickly - when people should have a brain scan and other types of scan - specialist care for people in the first 2 weeks after a stroke - drug treatments for people who have had a stroke - surgery for people who have had a stroke. Responsibility for undertaking a review of this guidance at the designated review date has passed to the National Clinical Guidelines Centre for Acute and Chronic Conditions (NCGC-ACC) The National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions is no longer active.

Date:

01/07/2008

Rights: © National Institute for Health and Clinincal Excellence
Suggested citation:

National Collaborating Centre for Chronic Conditions. (2008) Stroke: Diagnosis and initial management of acute stroke and transient ischaemic attack (TIA) [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/12149 [Accessed: 17th July 2019].

  

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