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Guidelines for management of ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack 2008

Ringleb, Peter A.; Bousser, Marie-Germaine; Ford, Gary; Bath, Philip M.W.; Brainin, Michael; Caso, Valeria; Cervara, Álvaro; Chamorro, Angel; Walker, Marion F.


Peter A. Ringleb

Marie-Germaine Bousser

Gary Ford

Philip M.W. Bath

Michael Brainin

Valeria Caso

Álvaro Cervara

Angel Chamorro

Marion F. Walker


This article represents the update of the European Stroke Initiative Recommendations for Stroke Management. These guidelines cover both ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attacks, which are now considered to be a single entity. The article covers referral and emergency management, Stroke Unit service, diagnostics, primary and secondary prevention, general stroke treatment, specific treatment including acute management, management of complications, and rehabilitation.


Ringleb, P. A., Bousser, M., Ford, G., Bath, P. M., Brainin, M., Caso, V., …Walker, M. F. (2008). Guidelines for management of ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack 2008. Cerebrovascular Diseases, 25(5), doi:10.1159/000131083

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Mar 27, 2008
Publication Date May 6, 2008
Deposit Date Oct 25, 2016
Journal Cerebrovascular Diseases
Print ISSN 1015-9770
Electronic ISSN 1421-9786
Publisher Karger Publishers
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 25
Issue 5
Keywords Stroke prevention, Educational measures, Stroke Unit,
Imaging, Acute treatment, Rehabilitation
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Additional Information 38 authors in total.