Saturday, March 3, 2012

ABCD2 Score for TIA

ABCD2 Score for TIA
UseEstimates risk of stroke after a TIA
ScoringAge >= 60 (+1 if yes)
BP >= 140/90 mmHg at initial evaluation (+1 if yes)

Clinical features of TIA:
  - unilateral weakness (+2 if yes)
  - speech disturbance without weakness (+1 if yes)

Duration of symptoms:
  - 10 - 59 minutes (+1 if yes)
  - >= 60 minutes (+2 if yes)

Diabetes Mellitus present? (+1 if yes)
Assessment  Stroke risk:
     - 0-3: low risk
     - 4-5: moderate risk
     - 6-7: high risk
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