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Early access to a neurologist reduces the rate of missed diagnosis in young strokes.

Mohamed W, Bhattacharya P, Chaturvedi S. Early access to a neurologist reduces the rate of missed diagnosis in young strokes. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013;22(8):e332-7. doi:10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2013.01.013.

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January 15, 2014
Mohamed W, Bhattacharya P, Chaturvedi S. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013;22(8):e332-7.

Diagnosing acute stroke in young patients is notoriously challenging. This retrospective study found fewer missed diagnoses and greater use of appropriate initial therapies in patients who were initially evaluated at hospitals with a neurology residency program.

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Mohamed W, Bhattacharya P, Chaturvedi S. Early access to a neurologist reduces the rate of missed diagnosis in young strokes. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013;22(8):e332-7. doi:10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2013.01.013.