A US-based push to diagnose stroke on radiological findings alone is ‘seeping’ into Australian clinical practice, putting patients at risk of both over and under-diagnosis, an Australian stroke expert is warning. Since the early 2000s, the American Heart and Stroke Associations have put forward several proposals to define stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) based ...
Diagnosing stroke on imaging alone ‘unscientific’ and dangerous, expert warns
By Tessa Hoffman
26 Oct 2017