risk factors for stroke: several clinical items: previous stroke or TIA, hypertension, symptomatic coronary artery disease, and diabetes
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Arch Intern Med. 2003 Apr 28;163(8):936-43 Meta-Analysis
IN StudyID: Walraven 2003, atrial fibrillation The Use of
risk factors for stroke: several clinical items: previous stroke or TIA, hypertension, symptomatic coronary artery disease, and diabetes
As Prognostic Item
Is useful Than
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To predicting risk of stroke: patients with AF and none of these 4 clinical features and who take aspirin have stroke rates comparable to those of age-matched community cohorts (1.2 events per 100 PYs) Age > 75 years was not predictive