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Ageism in services for transient ischaemic attack and stroke: Clinical leadership is key in changing practice

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7569.656-a (Published 21 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:656
  1. S H Guptha, consultant physician (sunku.guptha@pbh-tr.nhs.uk),
  2. P Owusu-Agyei, clinical lead in stroke
  1. Peterborough and Stamford NHS Hospitals Trust, Edith Cavell Hospital, Peterborough PE3 9GZ
  2. Peterborough and Stamford NHS Hospitals Trust, Edith Cavell Hospital, Peterborough PE3 9GZ

    EDITOR—Fairhead and Rothwell report substantial underinvestigation in routine clinical practice in elderly patients with transient ischaemic attack and stroke.1 We found that brain imaging was performed only in a small proportion …

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