Wieslaw Oczkowski

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Rapid Assessment and Treatment of Transient Ischemic Attacks and Minor Stroke in Canadian Emergency Departments: Time for a Paradigm Shift.

Stroke 2015 Oct 27;46(10):2987-90. Epub 2015 Aug 27.

From the Departments of Clinical Neurosciences (N.K., M.D.H., A.M.D., S.B.C., M.G.), Emergency Medicine (E.L.), and Radiology (M.G.), Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, AB; Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University (New Brunswick), Horizon Health Network, Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, NB (D.P.V.B.); Department of Neurology, Sherbrooke University, Charles-LeMoyne Hospital, Greenfield Park, QC (J.-M.B.); Department of Medicine (Neurology) (K.B., D.J.G.), University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, ON; Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine (B.B., K.B., T.J., K.K., A.S.), University of Alberta, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, AB; Neurologue Spécialisée en Maladies Vasculaires Cérébrales, Centre Hospitalier Affilié Universitaire de Québec, Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jésus, Québec, QC (M.-C.C.); Division of Neurology, TIA and Minor Stroke (TAMS) Unit, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON (L.K.C.); Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Medicine, McGill University, McGill University Health Center Stroke Prevention Clinic, Montréal, QC (R.C.); Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada (D.D.); Neurologue Spécialisée en Maladies Vasculaires Cérébrales, Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal, Montréal, QC (V.D.); Division of Neurology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC (T.S.F.); Section of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MN (E.G., A.T.); Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Neurovascular Programme, CHUM, Montréal, QC (L.G., S.L., C.O., A.Y.P.); Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine (G.J.G., S.J.P.), Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Halifax, NS; Department of Emergency Medicine, University of British Columbia, Kelowna General Hospit

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.010454DOI Listing
October 2015

Computed tomography identifies patients at high risk for stroke after transient ischemic attack/nondisabling stroke: prospective, multicenter cohort study.

Stroke 2015 Jan 4;46(1):114-9. Epub 2014 Dec 4.

From the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (J.K.W.), Ottawa Hospital Health Research Institute (J.K.W., J.J.P., D.D., I.G.S.), Department of Emergency Medicine (J.J.P., I.G.S.), Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine (G.A.W.), and Division of Neurology (D.D., G.S.), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Department of Emergency Medicine and of Pharmacology and Toxicology (M.L.A.S.), Department of Neurology (A.Y.J.), and Department of Emergency Medicine (H.M.), Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (J.S.); Division of Emergency Medicine (A.W.), Division of Neurology (W.J.O., D.J.S.), and Population Health Research Institute (M.S.), Department of Neurology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Department of Emergency Medicine, Université Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada (M.É.); and Department of Neurology, Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jesus, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (A.M., S.V.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.006768DOI Listing
January 2015

Acute isolated dysarthria is associated with a high risk of stroke.

Cerebrovasc Dis Extra 2014 May 20;4(2):182-5. Epub 2014 Aug 20.

Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ont., Canada ; Division of Neurology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont., Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000365169DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4176400PMC
May 2014

Tissue plasminogen activator overdose in acute ischemic stroke patients linked to poorer functional outcomes.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2014 Jan 31;23(1):155-9. Epub 2013 Jan 31.

Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Central South Ontario Regional Stroke Centre, Hamilton General Hospital-Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2013.01.004DOI Listing
January 2014

A prospective cohort study of patients with transient ischemic attack to identify high-risk clinical characteristics.

Stroke 2014 Jan 21;45(1):92-100. Epub 2013 Nov 21.

From the Departments of Emergency Medicine (J.J.P., I.G.S.) and Epidemiology and Community Medicine (G.A.W.) and Division of Neurology (G.S.), University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (J.J.P., J.S., I.G.S.); Departments of Emergency Medicine (M.L.A.S., H.E.M.) and Biomedical and Molecular Sciences (M.L.A.S.) and Division of Neurology (A.Y.J.), Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada; Department of Emergency Medicine, Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (M.É.); Divisions of Emergency Medicine (A.W.) and Neurology (M.S., W.J.O, D.J.S.), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; and Department of Neurology, Hôpital de l'Enfant-Jesus, Quebec City, Quebec, Quebec, Canada (A.M., S.V.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.003085DOI Listing
January 2014

Response to "Effect of tissue plasminogen activator dose and interval on stroke severity".

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2014 Jan 2;23(1):198. Epub 2013 Dec 2.

Division of Neurology, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2013.10.027DOI Listing
January 2014

Pharmacological therapies to enhance motor recovery and walking after stroke: emerging strategies.

Expert Rev Neurother 2013 Aug;13(8):903-9

Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton General Hospital, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1586/14737175.2013.814940DOI Listing
August 2013

Screening for cognitive impairment in a stroke prevention clinic using the MoCA.

Can J Neurol Sci 2013 Mar;40(2):192-7

Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences, Western University, London, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s031716710001372xDOI Listing
March 2013

ACP Journal Club. rt-PA within 6 hours of acute ischemic stroke did not improve clinical outcomes at 6 months.

Ann Intern Med 2012 Nov;157(10):JC5-7

Hamilton Health Sciences Hamilton, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-157-10-201211200-02007DOI Listing
November 2012

What's new in stroke? The top 10 studies of 2009-2011: part I.

Pol Arch Med Wewn 2011 Jun;121(6):193-9

Vascular Neurology, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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June 2011

What's new in stroke? The top 10 studies of 2009-2011: part II.

Pol Arch Med Wewn 2011 Jun;121(6):200-7

Vascular Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, United States.

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June 2011

Stroke prevention care delivery: predictors of risk factor management outcomes.

Int J Nurs Stud 2011 Feb 31;48(2):156-64. Epub 2010 Jul 31.

Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton General Hospital, Room 722, 7 North, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8K 2X2.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2010.07.003DOI Listing
February 2011

Review: psychological interventions prevent depression after stroke.

ACP J Club 2008 Nov;149(5):13

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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November 2008

A case of foreign accent syndrome resulting in regional dialect.

Can J Neurol Sci 2008 Jul;35(3):360-5

Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0317167100008970DOI Listing
July 2008

Early treatment with prednisolone, but not acyclovir, promoted complete recovery of facial-nerve function in Bell palsy.

ACP J Club 2008 Mar-Apr;148(2):29

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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April 2008

Early treatment with prednisolone, but not acyclovir, was effective in Bell's palsy.

Evid Based Med 2008 Apr;13(2):44

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/ebm.13.2.44DOI Listing
April 2008

Stenting led to more stroke or death than did endarterectomy in symptomatic carotid stenosis >/= 60%.

ACP J Club 2007 Mar-Apr;146(2):32-3

Trout Research and Education Center at Irish Lake, Markdale, Ontario, Canada.

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April 2007

Noninferiority was not shown between stenting and endarterectomy in severe symptomatic carotid stenosis.

ACP J Club 2007 Mar-Apr;146(2):32-3

Trout Research and Education Center at Irish Lake, Markdale, Ontario, Canada.

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April 2007

The value of basic science in clinical diagnosis.

Acad Med 2006 Oct;81(10 Suppl):S124-7

University of Toronto, Wilson Centre, 200 Elizabeth Street, Eaton South 1-565, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00001888-200610001-00031DOI Listing
October 2006

Complexity of the relation between physical activity and stroke: a meta-analysis.

Clin J Sport Med 2005 Sep;15(5):399

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.jsm.0000179228.78532.45DOI Listing
September 2005

Low-dose warfarin in rehabilitating stroke survivors.

Thromb Res 2002 Sep;107(6):287-90

Department of Medicine, McMaster University Medical Centre, 1200 Main Street West Rm 3X28, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3Z5, Canada.

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September 2002