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Management of Transient Ischaemic Attack

Dr Swapnil Pawar March 2, 2021 54


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    Management of Transient Ischaemic Attack
    Dr Swapnil Pawar

TIA 

Written by – Dr Hyerim Suh

Figure 1. ABCD2 risk stratification

Age

60 years or older = 1 point

Blood pressure

Systolic > 140mmHg = 1 point

Diastolic > 90mmHg = 1 point

Clinical features

Unilateral weakness = 2 points

Speech impairment without weakness = 1 point

Duration

60 minutes or more = 2 points

10-59 minutes = 1 point

Diabetes mellitus

Presence = 1 point

Stratification

>4 = high risk, <4 = low risk

Figure 2. TIA pathway

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