Evan Jolliffe

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Participation in exercise and education programs following transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke may decrease cardiovascular disease risk. The purpose of this study was to assess the long-term effect (3.5 years) of an exercise and education program administered soon after TIA or minor stroke diagnosis on clinical outcome measures (stroke(More)
BACKGROUND Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a major risk factor for stroke and is associated with increased stroke severity and greater morbidity and mortality. Anticoagulation is highly effective for preventing episodes of thromboembolism but remains under-utilised. AIMS The aim of this review was to estimate the short-term risk of thromboembolic events in(More)
AIMS In March 2013 the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis published an update of the Consensus Guidelines for Warfarin Reversal.3 We reviewed the prescribing practices at Capital and Coast District Health Board (CCDHB), following publication of the updated guidelines. METHODS Patients were identified through multiple sources. CCDHB Medical(More)
Autoimmune manifestations are a common occurrence with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL). We describe a case of CLL-associated immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) that had a loss of response to standard treatment for ITP. The thrombopoeitin receptor agonist, eltrombopag, was successfully used preoperatively to increase the platelet count to a safer level, in(More)
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