Secondary Prevention after Minor Stroke and TIA - Usual Care and Development of a Support Program

@inproceedings{Leistner2012SecondaryPA,
  title={Secondary Prevention after Minor Stroke and TIA - Usual Care and Development of a Support Program},
  author={Stefanie Leistner and Steffen Benik and Inga Laumeier and Annerose M Ziegler and Gabriele Nieweler and Christian Hans Nolte and Peter Ulrich Heuschmann and Heinrich Jakob Audebert},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Effective methods of secondary prevention after stroke or TIA are available but adherence to recommended evidence-based treatments is often poor. The study aimed to determine the quality of secondary prevention in usual care and to develop a stepwise modeled support program. METHODS Two consecutive cohorts of patients with acute minor stroke or TIA undergoing usual outpatient care versus a secondary prevention program were compared. Risk factor control and medication adherence were… CONTINUE READING

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