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Urgent treatment after a transient ischaemic attack helps prevent stroke

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7625.851-c (Published 25 October 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:851

Up to one in 10 people who have a transient ischaemic attack will go on to have a disabling stroke, often within the first week. Rapid assessment and treatment of risk factors such as high blood pressure can help reduce the …

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