An Update on Transient Ischemic Attacks

Janice Hinkle

Disclosures

J Neurosci Nurs. 2005;37(5):243-248. 

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Summary

Healthcare professionals want the best outcomes for people who have had TIA. Achieving better outcomes includes being knowledgeable about the proposed definition of TIA and the aggressive work-up recommended. Patient and family members need to be knowledgeable about anticoagulant and antiplatelet agents, surgical procedures, and risks so that all can work together to prevent a recurring TIA and possible future stroke.

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