Clinical scores for the identification of stroke and transient ischaemic attack in the emergency department: a cross-sectional study

William N Whiteley, Joanna M Wardlaw, Martin S Dennis, Peter A G Sandercock

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Abstract

To compare the sensitivity and specificity of bedside diagnostic stroke scales in patients with suspected stroke.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1006-10
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
Volume82
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Aged
  • Algorithms
  • Arm
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cohort Studies
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Emergency Service, Hospital
  • Face
  • False Negative Reactions
  • False Positive Reactions
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Ischemic Attack, Transient
  • Male
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Prospective Studies
  • Reference Standards
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Speech
  • Stroke

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