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Jacqueline McKee, Carrie Wade, Mark O McCarron
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To measure the impact of a quality improvement programme with a stroke specialist nurse and increased capacity at neurovascular clinics. BACKGROUND: Transient ischaemic attack and minor stroke are medical emergencies prompting urgent assessment and treatment. Delays in specialist assessment and management are frequent and may increase stroke risk. DESIGN: Pre- and post evaluation of intervention. METHODS: All patients referred to a neurovascular clinic were recorded during two phases: 2006-2008 and 2010-2012...
February 2015: Journal of Clinical Nursing
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