2. Transient Ischemic Attacks

  1. Sheila A. Alexander RN, PhD
  1. Lori M. Massaro

Published Online: 31 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704950.ch2

Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions

Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions

How to Cite

Massaro, L. M. (2012) Transient Ischemic Attacks, in Evidence-Based Nursing Care for Stroke and Neurovascular Conditions (ed S. A. Alexander), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704950.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470958759

Online ISBN: 9781118704950

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Keywords:

  • Computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI);
  • Diffusion Weighted Imaging (DWI);
  • Microangiopathy;
  • Neuronal / retinal ischemia;
  • Stroke;
  • Syncope;
  • Transient ischemic attacks (TIA);
  • Vessel disease/penetrating artery disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Epidemiology

  • Pathophysiology

  • Physiologic Causes

  • Prevention

  • Diagnosis

  • Diagnostic Testing Recommended

  • References