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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