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Diagnosing stroke on imaging alone ‘unscientific’ and dangerous, expert warns

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 ...

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