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The patient presenting with acute hemiparesis.
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PMID:  22423348     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Acute hemiparesis is a common cause of presentation to hospital. In the majority of cases the cause is acute stroke, which is ischaemic in 80% of cases. This article aims to provide the reader with a practical approach to the initial management of suspected stroke.The problem-based format highlights some of the specific questions raised in the 2009 curriculum for training in Acute Internal Medicine, with reference to recent guidance from the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
K Mahawish; O Otaiku
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acute medicine     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1747-4892     ISO Abbreviation:  Acute Med     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101553725     Medline TA:  Acute Med     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  33-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Consultant Physician, Warrington Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Warrington, UK.
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