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Transient ischaemic attack: clinical review

Transient ischaemic attack: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

2.5 hours

Published

July 8, 2015

Updated

July 8, 2015

Programme Description

The article by Professor Anthony Rudd examines the diagnosis and management of TIA. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include symptoms and signs such as unilateral weakness or numbness, speech disturbance and visual defects, The ABCD2 score and prognosis.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article the healthcare professional should be better able to:
  • Understand of the epidemiology of TIA
  • Assess a patient to make an appropriate referral
  • Understand the current management of TIA
  • Faculty

    Activity author
Dr Oenone Poole-Wilson
    Professor Anthony Rudd
    Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    
Dr Ravi Ramanathan

    GP

    London
    
United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 2.5 learning credits (2.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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