The Characteristics of Patients With Possible Transient Ischemic Attack and Minor Stroke in the Hunter and Manning Valley Regions, Australia (the INSIST Study)
Shinya Tomari, Parker Magin, Daniel Lasserson, Debbie Quain, Jose M Valderas, Helen M Dewey, P Alan Barber, Neil J Spratt, Dominique A Cadilhac, Valery L Feigin, Peter M Rothwell, Hossein Zareie, Carlos Garcia-Esperon, Andrew Davey, Nashwa Najib, Milton Sales, Christopher R Levi
Frontiers in Neurology | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2020
Background: Transient ischemic attack (TIA) and minor stroke (TIAMS) are risk factors for stroke recurrence. Some TIAMS may be preventable by appropriate primary prevention. We aimed to recruit "possible-TIAMS" patients in the INternational comparison of Systems of care and patient outcomes In minor Stroke and TIA (INSIST) study. Methods: A prospective inception cohort study performed across 16 Hunter-Manning region, Australia, general practices in the catchment of one secondary-care acute neurovascular clinic. Possible-TIAMS patients were recruited from August 2012 to August 2016. We describe the baseline demographics, risk factors and pre-event medications of participating patients. Result..View full abstract
Awarded by NHMRC
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development/National Heart Foundation (NHF) Future Leader Fellowship
The INSIST study was funded by NHMRC Project Grant ID 1027794. NS was the recipient of a co-funded National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Career Development/National Heart Foundation (NHF) Future Leader Fellowship (APP1110629/100827). VF's work was partly funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand.