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Table of contents
Learning Objectives
Target Audience
Further Basic Reading

1.    5 minute podcast describing module content, and Peter Sandercock’s ‘top 3 TIA tips’
2.    4 short narrated lectures

•    Why are TIAs important?
•    Clinical assessment of patients with suspected TIA
•    Investigation and risk stratification
•    Evidence-based secondary prevention strategies
3.    Each lecture is accompanied by a short self-assessment quiz

After completion of this module the user will be able to:

•    understand key principles of TIA diagnosis
•    know which patients with suspected TIA to prioritise for urgent treatment
•    know how to apply key evidence-based secondary prevention strategies

•    Physicians and Allied Health Professionals involved in the care of patients with suspected TIA and acute stroke wishing to gain core knowledge about TIA diagnosis and management

Stroke: a practical guide to management, 3rd ed. Ed: C Warlow.  Blackwell Scientific, Oxford 2008
Hankey. Pract Neurol 2008; 8: 103–111

Why are TIAs important
Clinical Assessment of TIA
Investigation of TIA
Management of TIA

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