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Recognising stroke and transient ischaemic attack - The role of primary care

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  • Stephanie P. Jones
  • Hedley C. A. Emsley
  • Josephine M. E. Gibson
  • Michael J. Leathley
  • Anil Sharma
  • Caroline L. Watkins
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>01/2012
<mark>Journal</mark>Primary Care Cardiovascular Journal
Issue number1
Number of pages4
Pages (from-to)33-36
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


Stroke is the third commonest cause of adult death and the leading cause of complex disability in the UK. This article will discuss the importance of the early recognition of stroke and transient ischaemic attack and the role of primary care staff in implementing national guidelines. Practical case study examples are included.