Norma McNair

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The Stroke PROTECT (Preventing Recurrence Of Thromboembolic Events through Coordinated Treatment) program systematically implements, at the time of acute transient ischemic attack (TIA) or ischemic stroke admission, 8 medication/behavioral secondary prevention measures known to improve outcome in patients with cerebrovascular disease.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of the Preventing Recurrence of Thromboembolic Events through Coordinated Treatment (PROTECT) Program on achievement of its eight secondary prevention goals at the time of discharge. METHODS Achievement rates for the eight program goals at time of discharge were compared in all patients discharged from a university(More)
We investigated the relation of plasma lipids to the risk for ischemic stroke by comparing clinical and biochemical characteristics of survivors of cortical (n = 48) and lacunar (n = 36) brain infarction. By analysis of variance, no differences were observed in the concentrations of total cholesterol, triglycerides, low density lipoprotein cholesterol, very(More)
Out of Aotearoa is a reference list of publications by New Zealand authors in peer-reviewed scientific and professional journals during the previous calendar year(s). This issue covers calendar years 2007, 2008. The intent of OOA is: to inform members of research specifically relevant to New Zealand physiotherapy practice; to highlight the breadth and depth(More)
In the practice of nursing, organizations with progressive evidence-based practice programs implement structures and processes whereby nurses are engaged in the review of existing research and in the development of clinical practice documents to better align nursing practices with the best available scientific knowledge. At our academic hospital system,(More)
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