Sensitivity and specificity of stroke symptom questions to detect stroke or transient ischemic attack.

@article{Sung2011SensitivityAS,
  title={Sensitivity and specificity of stroke symptom questions to detect stroke or transient ischemic attack.},
  author={Victor W. Sung and Natasha R Johnson and U. Shanette Granstaff and W J Jones and James F Meschia and Linda Stallworth Williams and Monika M. Safford},
  journal={Neuroepidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={
          100-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Undiagnosed stroke is a major public health problem. The Questionnaire for Verifying Stroke-Free Status (QVSS) includes eight items and was originally designed to detect stroke-free individuals. Its six symptom-related questions could potentially be used to screen for undiagnosed stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), but the sensitivity and specificity of just the six symptom-related questions are unknown. METHODS A research assistant administered the QVSS to outpatients… CONTINUE READING
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