The role of the GP in managing suspected transient ischaemic attack: a qualitative study
作者: Duncan EdwardsGrace M. TurnerSatnam K. VirdeeJonathan Mant
刊名: BMC Family Practice, 2019, Vol.20 (1), pp.1-7
来源数据库: Directory of Open Access Journals
DOI: 10.1186/s12875-019-0963-2
关键词: Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)StrokeGeneral practitioners (GPs)Primary care
原始语种摘要: Abstract Background National guidelines recommend patients with suspected transient ischaemic attack (TIA) should be seen by a specialist within 24 h. However, people with suspected TIA often present to non-specialised services, particularly primary care. Therefore, general practitioners (GPs) have a crucial role in recognition and urgent referral of people with suspected TIA. This study aims to explore the role of GPs in the initial management of suspected TIA in the United Kingdom (UK). Methods One-to-one, semi-structured interviews with GPs, TIA clinic staff and patients with suspected TIA from two sites in the UK: Cambridge and Birmingham. Thematic analysis was undertaken to explore views on the role of the GP in managing suspected TIA. Thirty semi-structured interviews were conducted...
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影响因子:1.609 (2012)

  • TIA Type Inspection Authorization
  • attack 侵蚀
  • transient 瞬变现象
  • suspected 涉嫌
  • managing 管理
  • stroke 笔划
  • management 管理
  • hospital 医院
  • explore 勘探
  • proportion 比例