Management of patients with stroke or TIA:
Assessment, investigation, immediate management and secondary prevention




























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This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the management of patients with stroke or TIA.

The guideline follows the patient pathway from the onset of a suspected stroke

Guideline No. 108, ISBN 978 1 905813 40 7, December 2008

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A register of interest is not available for this guideline. In line with the SIGN Document Retention Schedule (24/07/2010), after publication of this guideline, hard copies of declarations of interest were held at the SIGN Executive offices for one year. The declarations of interest were then archived for a further three years before being destroyed along with other guideline related documents. This schedule has now been revised.
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