Secondary stroke prevention.

  title={Secondary stroke prevention.},
  author={Graeme J. Hankey},
  journal={The Lancet. Neurology},
  volume={13 2},
Survivors of stroke and transient ischaemic attacks are at risk of a recurrent stroke, which is often more severe and disabling than the index event. Optimum secondary prevention of recurrent stroke needs rapid diagnosis and treatment and prompt identification of the underlying cardiovascular cause. Effective treatments include organised acute assessment… CONTINUE READING