Research highlights need to manage risk factors after TIA

11/10/2011 | Nurse.com

An Australian study in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association found that the nine-year survival rate of patients hospitalized with transient ischemic attack was 20% lower than expected. "Our findings suggest that patients and doctors should be careful to intensely manage lifestyle and medical risk factors for years after a transient ischemic attack," a researcher said.

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