Posted by: gemstest | January 28, 2006

Stroke: decision-making aids helped differentiate haemorrhage from infarction

The index pages could summarise the CAT as well as link to it.


Patients with a stroke who had three or more from the predictors vomiting, severe headache, warfarin therapy, initial systolic blood pressure more than 220 mmHg, coma on arrival or initial blood glucose level more than 170 mg/dL, were more likely to have to have an intracranial haemorrhage (67%), than those with no predictors (5%).


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