Antiplatelet therapy for transient ischaemic attack and minor ischaemic stroke

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Br J Hosp Med (Lond). 2020 Jun 2;81(6):1-3. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2020.0121. Epub 2020 Jun 12.

ABSTRACT

Transient ischaemic attacks carry an increased risk of large ischaemic stroke in the 90 days after an event. Patients need to be seen within 24 hours in a dedicated clinic to start secondary prevention. This editorial reviews evidence for consideration of early dual antiplatelet therapy after a transient ischaemic attack.

PMID:32589536 | DOI:10.12968/hmed.2020.0121

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